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Police investigating attempted rape of jogger in Forest Park

7:00 PM, Sep 12, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) - Police are investigating the attempted rape of a jogger in Forest Park.

Police spokesperson Dave Marzullo says the call came in around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday after a 27-year-old female fought the suspect off.

Police say the victim was on the jogging trail near Tamm Avenue when a man struck her with an object, possibly a rock.

The victim fought the man off and was able to escape.

The K-9 unit has been requested to help search the area.

The suspect is described as a black male with short braids last seen wearing a white shirt.

The victim has minor injuries but is expected to be okay.

KSDK

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