Kirkland police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect who sexually assaulted an 80-year-old woman in Kirkland.

Police released a sketch of the suspect, based on the description given by the victim.

The assault happened around 11:45 a.m. October 25 in the Juanita neighborhood. The victim was walking home from a bus stop when she was attacked outside her home and forced inside by the suspect.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned black male, 5 7 to 5 9 tall with a medium build in his early 20 s with a long skinny face. The victim added the suspect had smooth skin and a very thin build.

The suspect may have been wearing tan or brown Dockers pants along with a waist length brown coat. The suspect wore a golf/newsboy style cap the victim described as dark brown, smooth with no seams and possibly made of leather.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact Kirkland Police Department's tip line at 425-587-3515 or Detective Dave Quiggle at

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