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Suspect wanted for attacking woman on Arlington trail

ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police have released a sketch of a man involved in an attempted sexual assault and abduction of a woman on the Washington & Old Dominion Trail in Arlington last month.

Arlington Police are trying to identify a man who attacked a woman from behind while she was running in Glencarlyn Park on July 31, around 8:45 p.m. The suspect pushed the woman to the ground and tried to cover her mouth with his hand. The woman was able to scream out for help, which caused the man to flee northbound on the trail.

The suspect is being described as a dark skinned Hispanic man between the ages of 20 and 30, standing 5'6" tall and weighing around 140 pounds. The man was wearing long, baggy, grey shorts without a shirt at the time of the attack.

If you know anything about this attack or recognize this suspect please call police at 703-228-4235.

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