Search Is On for Sex Offender Suspect Who Attacked Deputies
Grant County Deputies have issued multiple warrants for a George, WA man who allegedly assaulted two deputies.
Man also charged in theft and failure to register as a sex offender
Wednesday, nearly 30 officers searched an area near George for nearly six hours, but the suspect was not found.
Grant County Sheriff's officials say 33-year-old Francisco Javier Nunez assaulted two deputies on Sunday but did not elaborate on the circumstances. Besides these charges, Nunez also faces Third Degre Theft and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender counts.
Area searched for six hours
The area Deputies were searching was in the area of State Route 283 and Road 2-Northwest, about 3-4 miles Northeast of the town of George.
Anyone in the area who may know of his whereabouts or sees Nunez, call the following number: 509-762-1160. All leads can be confidential.