Woman assaulted running on park trail in Manassas, police say

WASHINGTON — A man assaulted a woman running on a park trail in Manassas, Virginia, over the weekend, police said in a statement Monday.

Manassas City police responded to the area of Stonewall Park, at 8351 Stonewall Road, around 9:38 a.m. Saturday after a report of an attempted abduction. Police said an unknown man approached a woman running on a park trail. The suspect then grabbed the woman and assaulted her.

The victim escaped, police said, but she received some minor injuries.

The suspect, who ran off, is described as a man in his late 30s.

Anyone with information about this assault is asked to call police at 703-257-8000.

Below is a map of the area where the attack happened.

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Teta Alim

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