The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office says it appeared that she had crawled from a nearby wooded area where she had been assaulted and left for dead.
The victim, a 20-year-old Burlington resident, was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, where she is being treated, and is expected to recover.
A suspect has been arrested in Eastern Washington. He is a 30-year-old Burlington resident and has a domestic relationship with the victim.
The sheriff’s office believes that he acted alone and no further suspects are at large.