Woman raped at knifepoint on Tumwater trail

Woman raped at knifepoint on Tumwater trail

The Tumwater Police Department responded to reports of a rape at knife point around 10:15 pm last night. Police searched but could not find her attacker.

Police say the woman was alone and walking on a path between Littlerock Road and Tyee Drive. A man confronted her from behind and held a knife to her neck.

The woman said he is a white man, 28 to 34 years old. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and has an average build. He has dark curly hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt, dark blue athletic shorts and dark shoes. He held the knife in his right hand.

He pulled her off the path and into the woods, where he sexually assaulted her. Then he fled northbound.

The woman went to the Home Depot on Littlerock Road and called 911. Police responded at 10:15 p.m.

She was treated by the Tumwater Fire Department and taken to St. Peter Hospital, where she was treated and released.

 

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