Police Seek Armed Sexual Assault Suspect in Edgartown, Mass.

Victim says she was assaulted at knife point

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Police in Egartown, Massachusetts, are seeking a suspect wanted in connection to a reported sexual assault which took place in the area surrounding Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

The female victim, 58, reported the incident had taken place while she was walking her dogs in a wooded area around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. The victim told police she was sexually assaulted at knife point.

She described the suspect as a white male in his late 20s with a muscular build, light brown hair and scruffy facial hair. He was seen wearing faded blue jeans, a dark-pocketed shirt and tan work boots. The suspect also had a gold piercing in his left ear, a silver bracelet on his left wrist and a small tattoo on his right hand.

Police are urging residents in the area to exercise caution while they investigate the incident.

This with any information regarding the suspect's whereabouts are asked to contact police at 508-627-4343. 

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