Police seek man accused of ‘lewd act’

The act occurred at Edith Moulton Park by man in a black T-shirt, ball cap and sport shorts.

Reporter File Photo

Reporter File Photo

The Kirkland Police Department is searching for a man who committed a “lewd act” near Edith Moulton Park.

Witnesses saw the man allegedly committing the unknown act at about 1:45 p.m. on July 8. He was described as an elderly man, between 60 and 64 years old, 6 feet to 6 feet 4 inches tall and wearing a black T-shirt, ball cap and sport shorts.

Police ask locals to assist in identifying the man and encourage anyone with information to call (425) 587-3806. As of July 12, police have not received any tips but are hopeful to eventually catch the suspect.

“The investigation is ongoing and we are optimistic,” said Kirkland Public Information Officer Tifany Trombley. “[We] are exploring other avenues, such as a sketch artist.”

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