Woman Attacked In Seward Park

Some scary news from the SPD Blotter:

On 10/11/10, at approximately 6:30 p.m., a female jogging on a wooded trail in Seward Park was attacked by a man. The victim stated that as she was jogging along the trail she saw the suspect. The suspect spoke to the victim and she spoke back and continued on her way.

At this point the suspect grabbed the female victim and threw her to the ground. The victim noted that the suspect was armed with a knife. The suspect punched the victim several times.  The victim fought back her attacker and the suspect ran off into the park. Officers responded and set up containment in the park.  A K-9 unit and Guardian One also responded. As of this posting the suspect was still at large.

The victim, a woman 55-years-old,  was treated on scene and transported to an area hospital for her injuries. The victim described the suspect as a black male, 18-30 years-old, short hair and a “baby face”.