UPDATE: Woman Assaulted By Naked Male In Spokane Valley
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Right now local authorities are conducting a manhunt for the suspect in an alleged assault of a woman Wednesday morning in the area of 17th and Carnahan in Spokane Valley.
According to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, the suspect is described as a naked black male, with a muscular build, and a tattoo on the upper portion of his right arm. He was last seen in the area of the 3800 block of East 13th at around 6 a.m. The assault happened around 5:15 a.m.
Deputy Craig Chamberlin told KHQ that deputies have been looking for the suspect since about 3:30 a.m. after a people reported a "naked black man" was knocking on windows in the Carnahan Crest housing development. He added that a helicopter (Air One) and a K-9 unit is assisting in the search for the suspect.
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