Police are searching today for a male suspect in a white van who reportedly abducted and sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Kalama Valley.
The assault occurred at about 2 p.m. Wednesday. Police said the girl was jogging on a sidewalk when the assailant — clad in a black ski mask — kidnapped her after pointing a black handgun at the victim. He then sexually assaulted her.
She escaped and reported the assault to police.
Police said the suspect and the victim are not known to one another.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on your cell phone.