Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Rock Creek Park Assailant Sought

A woman was assaulted in Rock Creek Park during a morning jog.

The victim of this assault was jogging along the bike path in Rock Creek Park near Bingham Drive on July 22, 2009 at about 7:00 am. The initial assault involved her being grabbed by the assailant.

United States Park Police Detectives are seeking information about this assault. We are looking for an Hispanic male in his 30’s about 5’7” to 5’10” tall. He has a stocky or large build, wavy shoulder length black hair, he seemed to be unshaven, and he smelled of alcohol. He was wearing a cotton t shirt and jeans.

Prior to her being assaulted, the victim recalls passing this suspect on the trail and heard him talking to himself in Spanish.

We would like to talk to anyone who may have any details to add or may have seen this suspect or crime. Please call the United States Park Police at 202-610-8737. We will be able to translate any information provided in foreign languages.