Mount Vernon, WA – The Mount Vernon Police Department is seeking the publics help in identifying the male in the photo below.
The male is a person of interest in two recent assaults at the Mount Vernon High School. According to a press release from Lt. Greg Booth with the Mount Vernon Police Department, in each case, a female student victim was grabbed on the buttocks, by a male suspect, as she entered the Mount Vernon High School Campus from the area of 15th Street and Highland Streets. Both Female victims were walking alone at the time of the assaults.
The first reported case occurred on October 13th, 2017 around 7:55 a.m. A second female student came forward and reported a similar assault that occurred on September 25th, 2017 around 8:00 a.m.
The suspect in both cases is described as a light-skinned, most likely white male in his late teens or early 20’s. He is described as having a slim build and being around 5’8″ to 6′ tall.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact the Mount Vernon Police Department at (360) 336-6271. You can also contact the 24-hour non emergency dispatch line at (360) 428-3211. You can also submit tips online at www.mountvernonwa.gov/crimetip.