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UPDATE: SPD arrest two men believed to be involved in assault on transgender woman

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Anyone with information on this assault or on the identity of the suspects is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. Anyone with information on this assault or on the identity of the suspects is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Update: 

Spokane Police have arrested two men in connection to an assault of a transgender woman in Downtown Spokane on Friday night.

Police identified the suspects as 45-year-old Adam R. Flippen and 43-year-old Marc A. Fessler. Both men were booked into Spokane County Jail. Flippen was booked for 2nd Degree Assault and Malicious Harassment. Fessler was booked for Malicious Harassment. 

The investigation is still ongoing.

Previous coverage:

After investigating reports of an assault on a transgender woman in downtown Spokane last Friday, detectives with the Spokane Police Department released photos of the two men they believe are responsible. 

Witnesses say the two men entered a bakery on W. Main Friday night, assaulted the transgender woman and then left on foot. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries, which according to the Spokane Human Rights Commission, included major injuries to her face.

After reviewing the case and gathering surveillance video, detectives have released photos of the two suspect. 

The first suspect is a white man who was wearing a dark jacket with a white shirt, dark pants and glasses. 

The second suspect was also white, wearing a dark jacket with an orange shirt and dark pants. 

Police say another woman and man were seen leaving he bakery with the suspects and detectives would also like to speak with them. 

Anyone with information on this assault or on the identity of the suspects is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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