On July 11th, at approximately 8 PM, an unidentified male tried 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 running off. 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, seen below.
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.