Have You Seen This Wanted Suspect?

On July 11, 2017, at approximately 8 PM, an unknown male attempted to assault a 17 year old female in Waldport. The incident occurred in a public location near the 2600 block of E. Alsea Highway, just east of Waldport. The victim was able to fight the male off and in the process obtained a description prior to him fleeing on foot. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies and Oregon State Police Troopers immediately responded to the scene and conducted a thorough search of the area.

A forensic image specialist from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office was called to assist and created a composite sketch of the suspect. The victim described the male suspect as appearing to be Hispanic, 25-35 years of age, 5’8″-6’0″, 220-240 pounds, and having an accent. The suspect was further described as having a “baby face”, clean shaven with some sort of facial scarring or sun spots and having big lips. The male’s eyes were obscured by a beanie cap he had pulled down.

This is an open and active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office Tip-Line at (541) 265-0669, callers can remain anonymous.

Information provided by LCSO