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January 28, 2014 at 6:55 PM

Woman sexually assaulted in Kent; suspect at large

Kent police are conducting extra patrols in the West Hill area after a woman was sexually assaulted early Monday morning.

Officers responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. concerning a woman who said she was accosted in the 23800 block of 30th Avenue South. The woman said a man approached her, brandished a weapon and then forced her to a secluded spot, where he assaulted her.

The man is described as in his 20s, about 5-foot-3 and slender. The woman said he was wearing a camouflage hooded sweatshirt and a long pair of light-colored shorts. His face was partially covered.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kent police tip line at 253-856-5808.

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