Kent police are searching for a man who broke into a womans East Hill apartment and sexually assaulted her Aug. 6.
The woman told police the man came inside through the unlocked front door and forced her into a bedroom at knifepoint, where he began kissing her. He was scared off by an unknown noise.
Police said no similar attacks have been reported.
This is a very unusual circumstance said det. Melanie Frazier. We have not had a similar situation or reports of any similar incidents.
The man was white, about 28 with dark hair, light-colored eyes, a thick build and small bump on his nose. He has a Yin-Yang tattoo on his left forearm and was wearing a red bandana.
Police said he may be a transient because of bad body odor reported by the victim.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Kent Police Departments tip line at (253) 856-5808.