Police say woman sexually assaulted in Colorado Springs park and ask for public's help

Monument Valley Park KKTV, July 5, 2019.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police are searching for a man who reportedly sexually assaulted a 68-year-old woman in a Colorado Springs park on Friday.

The incident happened at Monument Valley Park near Culebra Avenue at about 7:30 in the morning. The park is just northwest of downtown Colorado Springs and runs along I-25.

Police are reporting a white or Hispanic man with dark hair came up from behind a woman, shoved her to the ground and then grabbed her in a sexual manner. The man then ran away.

Police are asking the public for help in this case as they have very little information about the suspect. If you were in the area this morning and noticed anything that could help police, please call 719-444-7000 with any information.