Ellensburg Police Investigate Assault

Ellensburg Police Investigate Assault

Ellensburg Police investigate an assault that took place just after 9 last night in the area of 10th Avenue and Water Street.

Police ssay a woman was approached by a man on the 300 block of East 10th Avenue and began to assault her. The victim fought off her attacker and in doing so big him on one of his fingers or hand area. The victim was treated for minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a medium build man, about 5’9″ to 6 feet tall. He is believed to have received an injury to a finger or hand consistent with a bite mark and may have other scratches and marks consistent with receiving fingernail scratches from the victim.

The Ellensburg Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have heard or observed anything suspicious in and around this area of 10 th Avenue, or know someone with similar recent looking injuries to call us at 962-7280.