ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Arlington County police say a 23-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at knifepoint on a bike trail near Glencarlyn Park.

Virginia Hospital Center reported the attack to police about 9 p.m. Tuesday. Police say about an hour earlier, the Arlington woman was confronted by a man brandishing a knife near mile marker 44 on the Four Mile Run trail. Police say the assailant dragged the woman into a wooded area and attacked her.

Authorities say the man then fled the scene. The woman ran home and drove herself to the hospital.

Police described the suspect as 5 feet 5 inches to 6 feet tall, with short black hair. He was also described as having a high-pitched voice and speaking limited English.

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