North Santa Rosa

Attempted Sexual Battery under Investigation

PENSACOLA, Fla. – At approximately 8:35 Thursday morning, deputies received a call for service involving the attempted Sexual Battery of a female jogger on Rocky Avenue. The victim reported that as she was jogging when an unknown black male suspect grabbed her from behind and dragged her into a woodlot. Once there he struck her in the face and attempted to remove her clothing but the victim fought back and was able to escape. The suspect fled deeper into the wood lot while the victim contacted authorities. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for minor injuries and released. Due to the time and location of the incident, description of the suspect and the vehicle found at the location, investigators believe this incident may be connected to carjacking which occurred earlier in the morning on HWY 29.
The suspect was described as a black male with short hair, a mustache and dark clothes. Investigators are actively working this case at this time and more information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone having information on this incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at 850.433.STOP.

Posted by on Sep 19 2014. Filed under Crime, Local. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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