Great Barrington Police investigate sexual assault at Stockbridge Road Lipton Mart

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By Monday, Jan 8 News  2 Comments
The man pictured above is the suspect in an attempted sexual assault that occurred Sunday night (January 7) at the Lipton Mart on Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington, Mass. Photo courtesy of Great Barrington Police Department

Great Barrington — Chief William Walsh reports that the Great Barrington Police Department is investigating after a woman was assaulted outside a convenience store Sunday night, January 7.

At approximately 10 p.m., Great Barrington Police responded to the Lipton Mart, 246 Stockbridge Road, for a report of an assault.

The suspect who allegedly assaulted a woman at the Lipton Mart was driving a Toyota picup truck with New York plates. Photo: Courtesy of Great Barrington Police Department

Upon arrival, officers learned that a male suspect had been spending time inside or around the store from 7:40 p.m. until about 10 p.m., when he approached a woman and attempted to sexually assault her. However, she was able to escape the suspect before the situation escalated further.

The suspect is described as a slim male in his 40’s or 50’s, between 5-feet-5-inches and 5-feet-10-inches tall. He was driving a gray or silver Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with a bed cover and New York license plates.

Anyone who may have seen the suspect or his vehicle is asked to contact Great Barrington Police at 413-528-0306, extension 3.

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  1. Michele says:

    Enough of the liscense plate is showing to find a match…

    1. Laura says:

      I was thinking the same thing…couldn’t be any easier. Photo of suspect, partial license plate showing. how hard can it be?

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