Lakewood Park Assaults
Lakewood Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for a series of sexual assaults in a park.
At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday June 3, 2020, the depicted suspect sexually assaulted a woman along the wooded trails at Fort Steilacoom Park in the City of Lakewood. The victim was walking near the park’s water towers when an unidentified male suspect approached her from behind and grabbed her buttocks and crotch area. The victim displayed a knife to defend herself and the suspect ran away heading east.
An additional victim reported seeing a male suspect masturbating in the southwest corner of the park near the Pierce College campus just prior to the assault. The suspect reportedly also slapped the second victim on the buttocks as she ran past him.
The suspect is described as white male in his 20’s or 30’s, 5’7” to 5’8” tall, slender build, with dark hair. He was seen with a medium-sized dog that appeared to be similar to a Border Collie.
Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.