Kent police officers are investigating a sexual assault involving an 8-year-old girl.

A police spokesperson said the incident happened in the woods near 75th and Willis Street, behind the Red Lion hotel. The girl was both physically and sexually assaulted. Her condition was currently unknown.

Police say the suspect is 14-year-old who was known to the victim's family. Police located the suspect and have placed him in custody.

More details to follow.

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