Coeur d’Alene police are searching for attempted murder suspect Robert Gerald Davis, 44. Davis is a transient known to frequent areas in Coeur d’Alene and Eastern Washington, including transient camps and facilities that offer services to the homeless.
A 54-year-old woman told police that Davis attacked her Saturday night after breaking into her travel trailer parked in the 100 block of South 23rd Street. She said she tried to fight back but Davis attempted to strangle her. She lost consciousness.
When she awoke she was outside the trailer on the ground and a witness reported seeing Davis run away. The woman said she and Davis are acquaintances.
Davis is described as six feet tall with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is missing two teeth and has scars on his upper lip and above his right eye. He also has tattoos on his chest and left wrist.