Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: April 15, 2016
Contact: Sergeant Mark Francis
Phone: (360) 654-1200
Cell: (425) 508-0793
Twitter: @wspd7pio

WSP Seeks Witnesses to Assault at Smokey Point Rest Area

Arlington -- The Washington State Patrol is investigating an assault that occurred in the southbound Smokey Point rest area in Arlington, Washington on April 12, 2016 at approximately 4:45 PM.

According to the victim, the assault occurred when the victim returned to her parked vehicle. At that point, the suspect physically assaulted the victim inside of her car.

The victim suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Troopers are seeking witnesses to the assault or any events leading up to it. If you witnessed anything, or know someone who has information, you are asked to call Sergeant Matt Sloan at (360) 654-1121 or e-mail at