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Bonner County detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a sexual assault suspect.

At about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, an unknown white male adult knocked on the door of a residence in the area of Peninsula Road and Peterson Road in Priest River and engaged the lone adult female resident in a conversation.

The suspect then violently forced the victim back into the residence, battering her and sexually assaulting her before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction and by an unknown method of travel.

Prior to the assault, a smaller red truck with oxidized red paint was seen in the area. The vehicle is described as an older box type truck with a possible extra cab type frame without the extra cab door.

Anyone with any information about this case is urged to contact the Bonner County Sheriff's Office Detective’s Section at (208) 263-8417 extension 3206, or the Bonner Communications non-emergency number at (208) 265-5525.

Callers can remain anonymous.

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