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Toppenish Police Looking for Attempted Rape Suspect

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Toppenish, WA - On the 700 block of Madison Avenue in Toppenish just down the street from Garfield Elementary, police say an attempted rape took place.  The incident occurred back on April 11th.  According to police a male suspect grabbed a teenage girl from behind and threatened her not to scream.  He attempted to rape her, but she kneed him in the groin and ran away.  The girl described her attacker as being either native american or hispanic who is in his thirties. He was about five foot ten with a stocky build, and he stuttered when he spoke. She also said he had acne scars on both of his cheeks.  If you have any information about this suspect or any information about this case at all, call the Toppenish Police at 865-4355.