Police seeking help to find Patten assault suspect

Posted June 04, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
Last modified June 05, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in its effort to find someone suspected of assaulting a Patten woman on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred about 7:45 p.m. on North road while the woman was in her garage, Chief Deputy Troy Morton said in a news release Wednesday.

The person, a male, reportedly fled from the property after the attack, Morton said. The woman suffered minor injuries but did not require a visit to the hospital, he said.

Penobscot County sheriff’s deputies and Maine State Police troopers searched the area with a tracking dog but did not locate the suspect, Morton said.

Several interviews were conducted Tuesday night and Wednesday, he said. The incident remains under investigation.

The male involved is believed to have been wearing blue jeans, a plaid shirt and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the incident is urged to contact the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office at 947-4585.

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