Seward Park sex assault suspect: Police sketch, new clues in search for man who attacked jogger

Some new clues in the search for a man Seattle Police say sexually assaulted a woman in Seward Park.

Above is a sketch of the suspect they are trying to identify.

Police say the woman was running on the lower loop trails on October 1st when she was attacked.

“He’s standing there, looking at her, has his hands down low,” describes Ret. Det. Myrle Carner with Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound. “She looks down, realizing he’s doing something very sexual. She tries to run by him, but he grabs her by the back of her coat, pulls her in, actually takes and pulls her pants down and is holding himself against her. He then tries to pull her into the bushes. She’s able to break free, but during that conversation he also stated he had a gun. None was seen, but it doesn’t mean he didn’t have one.”

Here’s a suspect description:

  • Black
  • Age: 25-35
  • Ht:  5`6”
  • Wt: 165-175 lbs.
  • Slim, athletic build
  • Light skin with freckling
  • Short dark hair
  • Light brown eyes
  • Full goatee
  • Clean-cut and well-groomed


  • Running-type clothing
  • Zip-up black jacket with red accents
  • White t-shirt under his jacket
  • Charcoal-colored loose lounge-type pants

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