Thursday, August 21, 2014

Police release sketch in Freedom Parkway jogging path incident

Posted By on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Atlanta Police have released a sketch of the man who's accused of trying to grab a jogger on the Freedom Parkway path.

On Aug. 11, police say, a white male in his 50s jumped out of the wood line and began running closely behind a medical student who was running along the popular trail. He then allegedly attempted to reach out to her, leading the jogger to shout at him and lift her hands to defend herself.

The individual, who the victim described as 5'10, clean-cut and with pale skin and an average build, then fled back into the woods.

People with information are asked to call Zone 6 at 404-373-5331. They can also anonymously submit information to Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at You can also text the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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