The child was at the Eleanor Lake Beach when a stranger assaulted her Thursday. Police sketch of suspect courtesy Ludington Daily News.
BRETHREN, Mich. (Ludington Daily News)--- Investigators from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post are trying to identify a man who sexually assaulted a 12 year old girl at a Manistee County Beach Thursday.
The victim was at the Eleanor Lake Beach near Brethren when the suspect, a stranger, assaulted her.
The suspect is described as an unshaven white male in his late twenties or early thirties. He has short dark hair and brown eyes. He was seen wearing jeans, a Detroit Tigers (English "D") T-shirt, and a red, white and blue jacket. The victim thought he was around five feet, six inches tall and about 150 pounds. The suspect may have identified himself by first name as Richard or Ricky. A Michigan State Police forensic artist's has been released.
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