The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect in a March 14 rape and robbery.
The Sheriff’s Office gave the following account of the incident:
Deputies responded to the 6100 block of Rainier Road SE, in Thurston County, at about 8:30 p.m. A 26-year-old woman reported that she had been raped, and that the suspect stole her belongings.
She said she had been walking north on Rainier Road when she was grabbed from behind, taken to a secluded area and raped. The suspect then ran south on Rainier Road.
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He is described as a black male between the ages of 17 and 23, about five feet six inches, a deep voice and possibly short hair. He was wearing faded blue jeans, blue and white plaid boxers and a black hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect should call Detective Chris Ianovich at 360-786-5229 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.