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Police still searching for a man who is accused of sexually assaulting teens in Missoula

Seibert is accused of sexually assaulting several teenage girls
Posted: 10:48 AM, Aug 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-23 13:34:35-04
From the Missoula Police Department Facebook page
From the Montana Sexual/Violent Offender Registry

MISSOULA — Richard "Jersey" Seibert, accused of sexually assaulting several teenage girls on walking bridges around Missoula, remains at large and police are asking for help to find him.

The Missoula Police Department received a report of a sexual assault on August 5 that occurred a day earlier at the Madison Street Bridge.

The victims were both 14 years old, and the alleged attacker is Seibert.

The two victims told police that while they were at the bridge Seibert offered them alcohol.

After they declined, Seibert continued to make them feel uncomfortable and continued making "light physical contact" with them until they left the bridge to go to Caras Park.

Court documents Seibert then kissed one of the victims, who then went to the Double Tree for water to rinse out her mouth and face because she told police she “felt gross.”

The second assault took place at the Madison Street Bridge, and that victim was also 14 years old. She told police that Seibert approached her and a group of friends while they were jumping from the bridge into the river.

After the teenage victim's friends had jumped into the river, she leaned over the railing to check on them. That's when Seibert, who had stripped down to his underwear, rubbed and pushed himself against the victim from behind with both hands placed on her hips.

All three victims identified Seibert in a photo lineup as the person who had assaulted them. Seibert denied assaulting the girls.

There is currently a $25,000 warrant for his arrest and police say they would like to catch Seibert as quickly as possible to avoid him committing similiar crimes again.

If you see Siebert, you are asked to call 911.

According to the Montana Sexual/Violent Offender Registry , Siebert has a criminal conviction in Wyoming for a charge of immoral/indecent act with a child.