- Associated Press - Monday, February 10, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Police in Tuscaloosa say they’re looking for an alleged assailant after a teenager said a man attacked her.

The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/1iQl2ta ) that a 17-year-old girl told police she was assaulted around 10:45 a.m. Sunday while jogging on a wooded trail at the city’s Sokol Park.

Sgt. Dale Phillips, commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, says the teen was taken to a hospital and released after treatment. He said the girl’s injuries were minor and said she wasn’t sexually assaulted.

Police say they’re looking for a white man between 18 and 20 years old who’s between 5 feet, 10 inches and 6 feet tall and weighs about 240 pounds.

Police are asking anyone with information about the attack or the identity of the man to call them.

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Information from: The Tuscaloosa News, http://www.tuscaloosanews.com

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