According to sources, the assault occurred around 3am Wednesday morning.

Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies are searching various areas for the suspect after a report came in about a brutal assault. Around 3AM deputies responded and found a woman who had been injured enough she was admitted to an area hospital.

County officials did not provide a location where the incident occurred in Franklin County, but have been searching various areas, including the Econo Lodge in Kennewick at the corner of Highway 395, Vista Way and Kennewick Ave. No word if any suspects located. No reason was given for the search in Kennewick.

The suspect is a male, no other details released, although more information is expected soon.

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