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Deputies seek suspect who attacked woman on Arcade Creek Trail

Deputies are asking for help identifying and finding a man who attacked and attempted to sexually assault a woman jogging near Arcade Creek.

The woman in her late 20s was running along the Arcade Creek Trail near Garfield Avenue on Friday when she was approached from behind by a man riding a mountain bike, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department reports. The man grabbed the woman, pushed her to the ground, then attempted to sexually assault her.

The woman fought off the man, who then fled.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 20s with his hair braided in corn rows. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. The mountain bike he was riding had some pink color detail.

Anyone who has information about the attack is asked to call the sheriff’s department Sexual Abuse Bureau at (916) 874-5070.