On May 24, 2011, at about 12:27 a.m., a woman was accosted by a male suspect in the 800 block of  "M" Avenue.  The suspect was a stranger to the woman.  The suspect physically grabbed the woman and she fought free and fled.

La Grande Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect.  The suspect is described as:

White male adult, 25-35 years old, with a pale complexion, round face and pointed nose, no noticeable facial hair, approximately 5'10" and 250 pounds.  The suspect was seen wearing a dark hoody style sweatshirt and blue jeans.

The La Grande Police Department reminds residents to:

  • Keep aware of your surroundings at all times
  • Report suspicious persons immediately
  • Keep residence and vehicle doors locked.

Anyone with any information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective Kris Rasmussen or Lt. Derick Reddington at 541-963-1017.