By Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies with the Snohomish Police Department are investigating a reported a sexual assault by an unidentified adult male that involved four juvenile girls Sunday night, August 20, 2017.
The girls, whose ages range from 12 to 8 years-old, told deputies they were walking on a trail near the 600 block of Ave A around 5:30 pm when an unknown adult male allegedly touched one of the girls, then fled the area on foot.
A 46-year-old woman in the area walking her dog, as well as the girls, describe the suspect as a white male, approximately 6’ tall, 170-180 lbs., with dark brown short hair and wearing a dark red t-shirt on, black basketball shorts, dark sneakers and a black back pack.
Police and K-9 units searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Snohomish Police Department at 360-568-0888.