Woman Sexually Assaulted At Park; Dog Chases Away Attacker

Police are searching for the suspect in a sex assault at America The Beautiful Park.

MGN Online


  • Black male
  • 5-foot-9
  • Medium build
  • "Chin strap" style beard
  • Wearing dark-colored hoodie and dark pants on night of incident
  • Wearing a large oval-shaped belt buckle
  • Ran away from scene, unknown if he left area in vehicle

Police say a woman's dog chased away the man harming her.

The victim was at America the Beautiful the Park near downtown Colorado Springs Thursday night when police say a man attacked her from behind. He forced her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.

Her dog was sitting in a nearby car; it jumped out the window during the assault and chased the suspect off. Police say the dog may have bitten the suspect in the leg.

Police are now looking for the suspect, who is described as a black male with a "chin strap" style beard. He is about 5-foot-9 and has an average build, and was wearing dark clothing, including a hoodie, at the time of the incident. He may be wearing a distinct belt buckle, described as a large oval.

If you have any information on this assault, you are asked to call police at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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