UPDATE: Jason Hanson was arrested on an unrelated charge in Salem and will be extradicted to Washington.


Detectives from the Vancouver Police Department Major Crimes Unit are asking for assistance in locating 23-year-old Jason A. Hanson. He's 6'0", 165 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and has tattoos of a bomb on his right shoulder and cross on left leg. Hanson is wanted in connection with an assault in Esther Short Park on June 23, 2014. Hanson is considered violent and should not be approached. He is believed to frequent the downtown Vancouver area. 

The female suspect in the assault case has been identified, is a juvenile, and is in custody on unrelated charges. 

Both are suspected in an attack where a 64-year-old man was beaten with a skateboard and then punched in the face.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jason A. Hanson is asked to call 911.