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Blue Ridge Parkway Releases Sketch Related to May 12 Incident Near Craggy Gardens


National Park Service investigators are issuing a sketch of the suspect sought in an assault that occurred near Craggy Gardens, Blue Ridge Parkway on May 12, 2016 between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The suspect in this case is a white male about 50 years old with salt-and-pepper hair, and he may have partially-grown facial hair. The man was possibly wearing a light-colored or faded gray short-sleeve T-shirt, baggy blue pants that appear old and faded, and dark tennis shoes. He may appear generally unkempt and smell of a musty odor of going unwashed.

If you can help identify this person, please contact the NPS Investigative Services branch through any of these methods: phone – 888-653-0009; email – nps_isb@nps.gov; or facebook at @investigativeservicesnps.