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Sexual Assault Investigation, Lower Huntington Road & Tillman Road, September 22, 2012

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Fort Wayne, Ind - Shortly before 11:00 a.m., on September 22, 2012, officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a call of a sexual assault near the bridge located at Lower Huntington Road at Tillman Road. A female jogger was assaulted while running along the Greenway. A passing motorist was able to intervene and disrupt the assault.

Witnesses were able to obtain a good description of the suspect. The suspect was last seen running northbound from the bridge along the River Greenway and described as: Male/black/18-23 years old, 5'09" to 5'10", medium build, light complexion, afro-style haircut that is approximately 3 inches in length; last seen wearing a gray-colored long-sleeve Ohio State sweat shirt and baggy, red-colored knee length shorts.

It is believed the suspect may have entered nearby apartments or may have been seen further down the Greenway by other citizens. Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Fort Wayne Police Desk (260) 427-1222.

Citizens are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings, keep friends and family informed of their whereabouts and to report any suspicious behavior or activity to the police.

Sgt. Mark Brooks
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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