Police investigating after Washington man sexually assaults calf at dairy farm

Surveillance image of the suspect courtesy KPTV

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) — A disturbing story at a Vancouver dairy farm, where deputies say a man in a mask sneaked into a barn and made inappropriate contact with a calf.

The incident occurred Nov. 1 at the dairy on Northeast 162nd Avenue.

Surveillance video from the dairy farm shows a man walking inside the barn. At one point, he ducks behind a bale of hay, hiding from an employee.

Later, he puts on a mask, takes his shorts off and climbs in the pen, where he stays for about half an hour.

The operations manager at the farm says she’s shocked. She hopes the man is caught and she doesn’t think this is his first time.

“I’ve got somebody here now 24/7. You know, if they’re at the other end of the barn, the guy hid behind a bale of hay when my guy came in so, I don’t know what you can do. You can’t be everywhere all the time,” said operations manager Diane Anderson.

Anderson believes the same man sneaked into the barn over the summer. If you know anything, call deputies.

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