On December 16th the Hays Police Department received a report that a juvenile female had been sexually assaulted near Massey Park, 17th and Allen. The assault reportedly occurred at around 6:15 p.m. that day. The victim reported that she met a young man on social media and agreed to meet him at the park. At the park the young man reportedly physically restrained the victim and then sexually assaulted her. The suspect then fled the park. The victim ran from the scene with another female and then called the police.
The suspect has been described as a white male about 6-foot-tall, medium/athletic build, short brown hair, and a beard. The suspect was reportedly wearing shoes, jeans, and a dark hoodie. A possible blue vehicle may have been driven by the suspect.
The investigation continues into this sexual assault of a child and you are encouraged to contact the Hays Police Department at (785) 625-1011 if you have any information reference this reported crime.
The Hays Police Department would like to remind parents of the importance of speaking with their child about the dangers of social media and meeting people online. The following are safety tips from the FBI.
On-Line Safety Tips for Parents
Please contact the Hays Police Department if you have any information reference this, or any other crime.