Woman attacked in Tucson's Reid Park

2014-02-02T00:00:00Z 2014-02-03T14:44:39Z Woman attacked in Tucson's Reid ParkBy Carmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 02, 2014 12:00 am  • 

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.

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