Vancouver police looking for man wanted in connection with park assault

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Vancouver police are asking for help tracking down a man wanted in connection with a brutal assault on a 64-year-old man at Esther Short Park last Monday.

Police said Jason A. Hanson, 23, is considered violent and should not be approached.

He is 6 feet tall and 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes and has tattoos of a bomb on his right shoulder and a cross on his left leg. Police said he spends a lot of time in downtown Vancouver.

A girl who is also a suspect is in custody on unrelated charges.

If you have any information about Hanson, call 911.