- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 3, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pittsburgh man has been jailed on charges he groped and attacked a U.S. marshal as she jogged on a trail near the Allegheny River.

Online court records weren’t listing an attorney for 19-year-old Robert Flynn who was charged with aggravated assault, indecent assault and escape.

The female marshal tells police she was jogging Tuesday evening when Flynn approached, grabbed her buttocks then pulled down her shorts.

As Flynn ran away, the woman identified herself as a marshal and yelled for Flynn to stop while chasing him and yelling for others nearby to call 911.

The marshal tells police she cornered the man on a staircase of a nearby apartment building, where she kicked Flynn in the groin when he lunged at her.

A city magistrate set bail at $500,000 and scheduled a preliminary hearing Sept. 11.

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