have released a sketch of a suspect in a sexual assault of a massage therapist in Bellevue's Overlake area.
The Tuesday night by a repeat customer, Bellevue police reported.
The woman, 45, told police that the suspect, a repeat customer at the business, scheduled a massage at the business in the 15200 block of NE 20th St., started to make sexual advances towards her during the appointment.
According to the police department, when the woman refused his offer, he grew angry, threatened her with a pocket knife and proceeded to sexually assault her. The victim told police she recognized him as being a past client of the business, but his identity is unknown, police said.
A K9 search of the suspect was conducted but the suspect was not located, police said. It was unknown if the suspect left on foot or in a vehicle.
The suspect is described as a white male aged 45-46 with a muscular build, black hair and no tattoos. He was professionally dressed with black pants and a white shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Bellevue Police Detective Bob Thompson at 425-452-4871.