Man sought in connection with crash, attempted rape

SPOKANE VALLEY — Detectives are asking for the public’s help with the investigation of a single-vehicle crash, of a possible kidnapping and attempted rape of a teenage girl.

At about 6:30 a.m. Feb. 11, law enforcement officers responded to a report of a crash and an overturned vehicle on North Wood Road, north of West Coulee Hite Road.

An injured 17-year-old girl who didn’t speak English was found at the scene, records show. She was transported to an area hospital, where she told staff, through an interpreter, a man had attempted to sexually assault her.

The man was described as 6-foot tall, w...


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