Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

082509 Officers Search for Assault Suspect near Cole, Overland

082509 Officers Search for Assault Suspect near Cole, Overland
  Boise, August 25, 2009 - 8:00 p.m. - Boise Police are searching for a man who attacked and battered a teen in a home northeast of Cole and Overland late this afternoon. 
 
   The suspect is described as: light to medium complected male, age 20 - 25, 5'5" - 5'8", deep voice, wearing a white ski-style face mask, a long sleeve dark shirt and long dark colored pants.
 
   What Happened: Boise Police were called late this afternoon when a teen reported they had been home alone when a man appeared inside the home. According to information given police, the incident occurred about 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. The man and teen struggled. The suspect left the house, the victim called Boise Police. The victim suffered no major physical injuries and did not require hospitalization. Boise Police patrol officers and detectives from the BPD Special Victims Unit responded.
 
   How the suspect got inside the home is still under investigation, as are other details of the reported attack.
 
   The suspect was last seen running west through the neighborhood toward Cole.
 
   Anyone who may have seen the suspect or may have information about this incident, is urged to contact Boise Police through Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or www.343COPS.com