Sand Springs police search for attempted rapist
CREATED Jun. 24, 2013
SAND SPRINGS (KFAQ) - The Sand Springs Police Department is searching for a man after they say he tried to rape a jogger in River City Park.
Officers say a 20-year-old woman was on the trail just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday when she was was passed by a man on a black bicycle. When she passed under Highway 97, officers say the man waited until she got close and pulled a handgun, demanding she walk into a wooded area.
He reportedly pulled out a knife as well and demanded she perform sexual acts.
Before he could rape her, she managed to fight him for the knife. Her hand was cut in the process, and she told police he was stabbed in the leg during the fight.
Officers say she her attacker ran away and she went to a nearby medical facility to get help. She was treated and released.
Detectives are looking for a 6-foot-tall white male with blonde or gray hair. He was wearing a ball cap, blue shirt and cargo shorts. His bike was black with a case on the handle bars.
Anyone who may have information in this case is encouraged to call the Sand Springs Police at (918)245-8777, or you may submit a tip online at www.sandspringspolice.org