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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Media Release: Sexual Assault Suspect, Attempt to Identify


On August 7, 2017, at 10:58 am, a white male in his 20’s, approximately 5’08”, 150-180 lbs, with brown hair, blue eyes and facial hair, physically assaulted a female runner along the Appomattox River Trail. The victim was able to push the suspect back and the suspect stated, “I am sorry, I am sorry” and fled the scene westbound along the river trail. The suspect was last seen wearing a gray long sleeved shirt or hoodie.

The Colonial Heights Police is asking anyone who was in the area that may have seen and/or heard this incident, or recognizes the composite drawing of the suspect, or witnessed any suspicious activity along the river trail, to contact the Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300 (option #7), or the Chesterfield Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.


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