Deputies: Woman attacked while sleeping at campground

KITTITAS COUNTY NEWS RELEASE -- - A Cle Elum resident was attacked by an unknown male while camping at French Cabin Creek camp grounds in the Salmon La Sac area early Monday morning.

Kittitas County Sheriff's Deputies took a report from a 25 year old female from Cle Elum that reported that she was assaulted by an unknown white or Hispanic male described as being 6' tall approx. 250 lbs, in his late 30's early 40's, with long hair wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with a possible "Under Armor" logo. The female was camping and sleeping outside in a sleeping bag and woke up to the male attacking her. She screamed and was assisted by a friend who helped get the male off of her. The male then ran into the forest. The assault took place between the hours of 1 to 3 o'clock in the morning.
The investigation is ongoing.