Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Woman assaulted on trail - Simcoe Reformer - Ontario, CA

"Norfolk OPP are searching for a suspect after a woman was assaulted on the Lynn Valley Trail Saturday.

The 58-year-old woman was accosted around 6 p.m. on the trail north of Decou Road in Simcoe.

Police report the woman, who was southbound, was approached by a man on a bicycle. The pair exchanged greetings. The cyclist turned around and passed by the woman twice before grabbing her, knocking her to the ground and hitting her.

The suspect fled the scene in a northwesterly direction. The bike he was riding was described as a low-riding BMX-style brand."

Be safe please, carry a cell phone and tell someone where you are going and for how long.