Woman Sexually Assaulted in Riverdale Park
Police say the victim was groped by a man while walking her dog in the area of Natoli Place and Rittenhouse Street.
A local woman was sexually assaulted Friday morning in the area of Natoli Place and Rittenhouse Street in Riverdale Park, according to police.
The woman was walking her dog shortly before 8 a.m. when she was groped by an unknown man, Capt. Patrick Timmons said. After assaulting the woman, the suspect fled on foot.
The assault occurred Friday morning, but the victim did not report the incident to police until Friday night.
And investigator with Riverdale Park police is working on the case now, Timmons said, though police have not identified any suspects at this time.
A flyer distributed in the neighborhood on Saturday gave a description of the suspect. They flyer was not distributed by police, according to Timmons. The description is generic and does not offer any identifying features of the suspect.
“We are looking into this,” Timmons said. “Hopefully we can bring it to some type of closure soon.”
Timmons also stressed that everyone should try to be aware of their surroundings at all times.