The assault happened between 2 and 3 a.m. Feb. 18 at Wal-Mart, 1879 E. Sherman Blvd. in Fruitport Township.
Police said the assault was not a random act, and the victim and the suspect know each other, but the victim has not been cooperative with police. The victim did survive the attack, and was treated and released from a local hospital.
Police are looking for any witnesses who may have observed this incident. Witnesses are asked to call the Fruitport Township Police Department at 231-865-8477 or Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME. Callers may remain anonymous.