Regional park police seek sexual battery suspect
Bay City News Service
WALNUT CREEK — A suspect is being sought in a series of sexual batteries on the Iron Horse Trail near the intersection of Jones Road and Treat Boulevard in Walnut Creek, the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department.
There have been six incidents reported since March involving female joggers being grabbed inappropriately from behind by a male assailant. The incidents have taken place between 4 and 6 p.m.
A suspect has not been identified to date, but police are circulating a photo taken by a witness of the most recent incident on Friday.
Witnesses describe the assailant as a male about 25 to 35 years old, standing around 5-foot-10.
Anyone who witnessed the assaults or may have information regarding the identity of the assailant is urged to contact the department dispatch center at (510)881-1833.