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King County Sheriff
Mitzi Johanknecht


Assault near Lake Kathleen

Summary

(Near Renton) A 16 year old girl called police yesterday after she said she was assaulted by a man as she was exiting a shop at her house. The girl said the suspect, who is not known to her, grabbed an “exacto” knife and stabbed her in the stomach.

Story

A 16 year old girl called police yesterday after she said she was attacked as she was leaving a shop on her property.   The girl told police when she opened the door to leave the suspect was standing outside the door.

She said the suspect grabbed a nearby “exacto” knife and stabbed her in the stomach.  The girl said she fought with the suspect and he fled the scene.  The girl suffered minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 30 years old, 5’9”, 180lbs. He was last seen wearing a dark shirt, dark pants and black gloves.   He has short, dark, “spikey” hair, and a “small” beard.

King County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information to call 206-296-3311.  Additionally, police remind residents to be aware of their surroundings and call 911 to report any suspicious activity in the area.