Mason County Detectives Request Public’s Help To Identify Suspect

SHELTON, Wash. – Mason County Sheriff’s Detectives are requesting the public’s help in identifying a man who made unwanted advances to a 7year old boy at the Theler Center in Belfair on the afternoon of November 24, 2009.

According to investigators the boy was attending a Cub Scout Meeting at Theler Center during the late afternoon hours.  The boy went to the restroom and was confronted by a male who tried to engage him in conversation and then accosted him.  The boy was able to escape without injury.  The incident was not reported until the next day when the boy disclosed details of the incident to his mother.

Detectives say they have exhausted all leads in this case, but say they want to talk to the white male in his late teens to early 20’s, who was wearing a dark T shirt with a sail boat across the chest with cursive writing below the boat.  This person of interest is described as about 6 feet tall, with short brown hair and a thin build.

If anyone has information about this person or the incident, they are requested to call the Mason County Sheriff’s Office at (360) 275-4467 (Ext 313) or 911.  As always, citizens are encouraged not to approach suspects, but simply call and report.