A woman who was exercising at Reid Park was attacked by a man who tried to pull her into a drainage tunnel and assault her Tuesday night, police said.
The woman was on the park’s exercise path at about 7 p.m. when the man approached her and made inappropriate comments about her physical appearance, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson Police Department spokesman.
The woman ignored him and continued with her exercise routine. As she walked to her car, she noticed the man on a black BMX-style bicycle, Dugan said.
The man then appeared on a footbridge she was crossing, and as she tried to walk around him, he grabbed her and tried to pull her into a drainage tunnel, said Dugan. She broke free, suffering scratches to her face, neck and arms.
Police were unable to find the man, described as white, in his 30s, about 6 feet tall and with red unkempt hair and freckles.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.