MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a woman was sexually assaulted while running near Lake Harriet last week.
On Tuesday at 5:30 a.m., the victim reported to police that a man run up behind her as she was running on West Lake Harriet Parkway near Sheridan Avenue South. She says he grabbed her buttocks and when she ran off, the suspect chased her for a brief moment.READ MORE: Police: Teenager Shot Multiple Times Following Argument In Brooklyn Park; No Arrests Made Yet
The man ran off in a different direction when the victim began to scream.READ MORE: 'The Most Consequential Case In Modern Minnesota History': Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced Friday For The Murder Of George Floyd
The man is described as a white male, 5-foot-9, blonde-gray or white hair and clean shaven. He had an athletic build.MORE NEWS: Police Respond To Overnight Unrest In Uptown
Police advise walkers and joggers to be aware of their surroundings. For more tips, click here.