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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Female sexually assaulted at knifepoint

A 45-year old female was sexually assaulted at her business near the 15200 block of Northeast 20th Street at knifepoint Tuesday night.

Bellevue Police received a 911 call from the woman saying the incident just occurred. She reported that the suspect scheduled a massage at her business and during the session he started to make sexual advances towards her. When she refused his offer, he grew angry, threatened her with a pocket knife and proceeded to sexually assault her.

The victim said she recognized him as being a past client of the business, but his identity is unknown.

A K9 search was conducted, but the suspect was not located. It was unknown if the suspect left on foot or in a vehicle.

The suspect is described as a muscular white man with black hair, 45 or 46 years old, dressed professionally on Tuesday in black pants and a white shirt:

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Detective Bob Thompson, 425-452-4871.


Sketch of suspect

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450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Officer Seth Tyler
Phone: 425-452-4129
E-mail: bellevuepd@bellevuewa.gov

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