Lake County officials seek suspect in early morning assault


POLSON, Mont. - The Lake County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a suspect who reportedly assaulted another person  early Tuesday morning.

The alleged incident happened near the Raven bar in Woods Bay at about 2:15 am. This is on the east shore of Flathead Lake.

Police say the suspect is described as Native American in his early 20's, about 5-7, 150 pounds, with short, unkempt black hair.  

The suspect left the scene southbound on hwy 35 towards Polson in a small white car, possibly a sport compact, with loud exhaust.

He was accompanied by a white man and a Native American woman. Meantime, the victim is in the hospital with significant injuries.  

If you have any information regarding this incident contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 406-883-7301

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