Search Is On For Man Who Attacked Female Jogger In Alexandria

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Alexandria Police (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Alexandria Police (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CBSDC) – Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman while she was jogging on a path in Alexandria Wednesday morning.

Alexandria police say a woman was jogging on a path near Holmes Run Parkway around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning when she was grabbed from behind by a stranger. The woman screamed, wrangled free and managed to run away and alert the police.

Police say the victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a medium to darker skinned male, standing at approximately 5’6” tall. He was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket walking on the bike path towards Van Dorn Street.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident or who might have been in the area to call the Criminal Investigations Section at (703) 746-6711. They insist you can remain anonymous.

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