Police release suspect sketch in Bellingham sexual assault

Suspect in Bellingham sexual assault

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Police released a composite sketch of a suspect in a sexual assault that happened in mid-August in the Byron Street area of Bellingham.

Bellingham police detectives are looking for information leading to the identity and arrest of the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white man, 25 to 35 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a stocky build, brown hair and scruffy facial hair. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about the case is asked to call Bellingham police at 360-778-8611 or Det. McGinty at 360-778-8823. Tips can also be submitted here: www.cob.org/tips.

Bellingham police officials said anyone experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault can use the following local resources for free and confidential support:

Lummi Victims of Crime, 360-312-2015

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services, 360-715-1563

WWU CASAS, 360-650-3700

Brigid Collins Family Support Center 360-734-4616