Police Still Searching for Sexual Assault Suspect; Release Photos of Bicycle

Police are searching for a suspect wanted for a sexual assault that occurred on Government Hill. Detectives have released pictures of his green seized mountain bike. It has rags tied around it and has a homemade seat cover.

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by Megan Mazurek

Police are searching for a suspect wanted for a sexual assault that occurred on Government Hill.

Detectives have released pictures of his green seized mountain bike. It has rags tied around it and has a homemade seat cover.

Police say the suspect is most likely homeless and frequents the downtown area. He is described as an Alaskan native in his late twenties with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Early Tuesday morning police say he approached a 23-year-old woman and pulled her into the woods and assaulted her. She managed to escape and flag down a passing motorists.

Police and canine units searched the area but did not find anyone.

If you have information please contact police at 786-8900.