This release is sent with additional information related to an ongoing Lewd and Lascivious Conduct investigation. The incident occurred on 9/25/2016.
The victim/complainant is a 22 year old female.
Initial release is below :
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Corporal Andrew Leise
STATION: VSP Williston
DATE/TIME: September 25, 2016/ 1030 a.m.
LOCATION: Long Trail near Bolton Mountain
VIOLATION: Lewd and Lascivious Conduct
ACCUSED: Unknown at this time
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: U/K
VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On September 25, 2016 VT State Police received a complaint concerning alleged lewd and lascivious conduct on the Long Trail in Bolton. The complaint was reportedly grabbed in the chest area by an unknown male. The complainant reported using pepper spray to successfully deter further advances. After using pepper spray the male left the area. The complainant was able to safely get off the mountain.
The male suspect is described as: White Caucasian, approximately 5'10", approximately 185 pounds, brown hair, short beard, and in his 30's. The male was
reportedly wearing a Green Carhartt sweatshirt, blue jeans, and an orange hunting hat. The complainant advised the male was walking south on the Long Trail and had reddish orange residue on his face from the pepper spray.
If anyone has any leads or information concerning this male please contact Corporal Andrew Leise at the Williston State Police Barracks 1-802-878-7111.
Sergeant William Warner
Vermont State Police
2777 St. George Rd.
Williston, VT 05495
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