APD arrests man wanted for Connor’s Bog sexual assault

Published: Jun. 10, 2020 at 9:15 PM AKDT
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UPDATE: Anchorage Police say Nathaniel Kinsman has been arrested.

"Through their investigative efforts, with the public’s assistance from an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers, officers were led to a room at the Chelsea Inn (3836 Spenard Road) where Kinsman was located. At 9:31 AM this morning, he was taken into custody without incident. Kinsman was remanded at the Anchorage Jail on his outstanding warrant for the charges of Sexual Assault I, Attempted Sexual Assault I, Sexual Assault II, Robbery I, Assault II, Assault III, and Assault IV." reads a report from APD.


Anchorage Police Department’s Special Victims Unit says the suspect in the Connor’s Bog sexual assault that occurred Sunday is 44-year-old Nathaniel Kinsman. He is a white male around 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 190 pounds, APD said.

APD has a warrant out for his arrest and is actively looking for him. Kinsman is homeless and doesn’t have a vehicle, APD said, noting that his whereabouts are unknown at this time.

APD is asking anyone with information about Kinsman to call 911 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 561-7867. Kinsman could be armed, so APD urges citizens to stay away and report any information to the police.

The Connor’s Bog Park sexual assault occurred when the male suspect pulled a knife on a woman at the entrance to the park. Nearby citizens heard and witnessed the assault and came to the aid of the victim. The man fled and was last seen running from the red gate area, APD says.

At the time of the assault, he was wearing a black or dark blue shirt, had on green boxers and blue jeans.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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