Naked man attacks jogger; pulls her to the ground

Posted at 1:12 PM, Aug 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-29 13:17:31-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – A woman claims she was attacked by a naked man while jogging in the Riverside Drive area of Battle Creek.

The following news release was sent by the Battle Creek Police Department.

The Battle Creek Police is investigating an assault the occurred on 8/27 at approximately 9:40 p.m. in the area of the jogging path near Riverside Dr. and Golden Ave.

The victim, a 30 year old female, was jogging on the path when the suspect ran up behind her and pulled her to the ground. The suspect began to grab at the female at which point the victim struck the suspect several times. The suspect stood up, at which point the female observed that he was not clothed and ran east bound down the path. Police searched the area but did not locate anyone.

The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male 5’4″-5’5″ and 160-170 lbs. If you have any information please contact the Battle Creek Police or Silent Observer. This case is still under investigation.