FBI offers $10,000 reward for Montana attempted rape suspect

2014-02-19T18:06:00Z 2014-03-20T10:00:07Z FBI offers $10,000 reward for Montana attempted rape suspectThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 19, 2014 6:06 pm  • 

HELENA — The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a 28-year-old Montana man who escaped from Bozeman police while being questioned about a sexual assault.

Kevin Briggs faces a federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution and charges of aggravated assault, attempted sexual intercourse without consent and assault on a peace officer in Gallatin County.

Briggs was being questioned about an assault on his former girlfriend early on Feb. 1, but walked out of the police station during a shift change.

The FBI wanted poster that offers the reward says Briggs traveled to Missoula that night and bought a bus ticket to Spokane, Wash.

Agency officials say he may be staying in homeless shelters while earning money to travel.

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