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A man Assaults a Woman Monday Night in Ellensburg.

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  Ellensburg, WA- A woman fought off an unknown attacker Monday night in Ellensburg 

The Ellensburg Police say a man approached a 23-year-old woman from behind started assaulting her on the 300 block of east 10th avenue around 9:20 p.m.

The woman fought off the man by biting and scratching the attacker.

Officers describe the man as 5'9" to 6' with a medium build and he may have bite marks and scratch marks on his hands. 

The Ellensburg Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have heard or observed anything suspicious in and around this area of 10th Avenue....or know someone with similar recent looking injuries to call us at 962-7280.  
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