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Sketch released of man suspected in I-35 ‘Good Samaritan’ sexual assault

CLOQUET, Minn. -- Carlton County authorities on Tuesday released a sketch of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate 35 near Esko.

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Carlton County authorities on Tuesday released a sketch of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate 35 near Esko.

CLOQUET, Minn. -- Carlton County authorities on Tuesday released a sketch of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate 35 near Esko.

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred between 10:05 p.m. and 11:05 p.m. Feb. 3 when a woman traveling north on I-35 stopped to assist a motorist who was pulled over on the freeway's shoulder. The motorist then allegedly assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s to early 30s with a medium build, a shorter beard and short brown hair, according to the Sheriff's Office. He was wearing a black Carhartt hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black work boots.

The suspect vehicle is described as a 2003 Ford F-150 extended cab with black matte paint and larger black matte color wheels along with low-profile tires.

Anyone who may have witnessed any vehicles parked on the shoulder of I-35  during that time or who may have any other information is asked to contact Carlton County dispatch at 218-384-9520.

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