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Mitzi Johanknecht


Woman attacked at Marymoor Park

Summary

(East King County) A woman was attacked and dragged into the bushes Friday afternoon while walking her dog on the Marymoor Park Trail. The woman fought off the attacker who fled when a man walking on the trail came to her aid. (Case# 16039942)

Story

A 42 year old Redmond woman was attacked Friday evening while walking her dog on the Marymoor Park Trail.   The woman was walking on the trail near the 5100 block of Lake Sammamish Parkway NE around 7pm when the suspect jumped out of some bushes and grabbed her.

The suspect punched the woman multiple times and dragged her into the tall grass east of the trail.  The woman fought the suspect and yelled as he continued to strike her.  A man walking on the trail nearby heard her yelling and went to investigate.  The suspect fled on foot into the bushes.

Detectives credit the woman for aggressively fighting off the suspect. The woman received serious injuries to her face and a dislocated arm in the attack.  She was taken to Overlake Medical Center for treatment.

The suspect is described as a white male, mid 40’s approximately 5’10”, blue eyes, medium build and was last seen wearing a green and brown sleeveless shirt, and unknown color pants or cargo shorts.  He had an unknown tattoo on his body, possible on an arm. His shoes were left at the scene of the crime.  He was described as possibly homeless or transient.

If you have information about this crime please call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311