Police searching for man who attacked woman on Mountain View trail

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MOUNTAIN VIEW (KRON) — Police in Mountain view released a sketch Thursday night of a man suspected of brutally attacking a woman on the Steven’s Creek Trail earlier this week. 

Police say a black man between 20 and 30-years-old approached the woman from behind as she was walking on the trail just before 10 p.m. Monday night. The suspect introduced himself as “Jerry,” according to police, and when she refused to interact with him, he grabbed her and pushed her into the bushes. 

Police say the man then punched the woman in the face several times. Witnesses walking on the trail heard the attack and began shouting at the suspect. Police say the man became distracted and ran away. 

The witnesses told police the suspct ran south on the trail, under Highway 85. 

Ths supect is described as having a slender to medium build and 6-feet tall with a Carribean accent. He was last seen wearing a gray Golden State Warriors sweatshirt. 

Police say he may have bite marks on his hand or forearm from when the victim bit him as she tried to escape. 

Those with information on the case or suspect are asked to contact the Mountain View Police Department.

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