Battle Ground police searching for two assault suspects

Battle Ground police searching for two assault suspects
This still image is from a surveillance video police believe shows the two women suspected of assaulting another woman at a Battle Ground Walmart this week.

BATTLE GROUND, WASH. – Battle Ground police are searching for two women who assaulted another woman in a Walmart parking lot on Wednesday night.

Police said the 48-year-old victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention when officers responded to her house.

Battle Ground police are reviewing the store’s surveillance video for evidence.

One of the suspects is described as a black woman in her 20s, short, heavyset with her hair in a ponytail.

Police describe the other suspect as a black woman, possibly in her teens, tall and slender with her hair in a bun. The women drove off in a silver SUV.

Anyone who may know the suspects or knows anything about the assault should contact Detective Sgt. Aaron Kanooth at (360) 342-5254 or by email at aaron.kanooth@cityofbg.org.