Deputies locate man accused of assaulting 76-year-old woman

The incident happened Thursday in the Jasper area.

Posted: Aug 7, 2020 1:05 PM
Updated: Aug 7, 2020 4:17 PM

JASPER, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has located a man accused of assaulting a 76-year-old woman.

The sheriff’s office said they learned of the assault just before 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. It happened in the Jasper area. The woman suffered signficant injuries.

Suspect Douglas Ryker, 41, reportedly left the area after the incident, deputies said. 

On Friday, the sheriff's office put out a call for the public's help finding Ryker. He was located Friday afternoon in the Jasper area and was cooperative with law enforcement. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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