Assault investigation in Saratoga Springs leads police to track
July 24, 2019 07:17 PM
An investigation into an alleged attack in Saratoga Springs led police to the Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.
A woman says she was on Phila Street and Nelson Avenue around 11 p.m. Saturday when a man on a bike tried to grab her around the head and neck. She was able to break away and yell for help.
A man fitting the suspect's description was spotted on Union Avenue by an investigator around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon. When the investigator approached him and two others he was riding with, police say the man took off on his bike, disappeared into a gate, and got away.
He is described as a 5-foot, 6-inch tall Hispanic male on a bike. Today he's wearing a Grey T-shirt with maroon sleeves and collar, and has a black backpack.
The night of the assault, he was described as having a red T-shirt with white lettering or a white logo across the chest, lighter blue jeans, and a fitted baseball hat that was blue on the front half and white on the back.
Anyone with information is asked to call Saratoga Springs Police at (518) 584-1800.
Saratoga Springs Police day person of interest in Saturday night’s attack rode away from officers at Saratoga Race Course when he was approached. Described as Hispanic male, 5’6”on a bike. Today he’s wearing a Grey t-shirt with maroon sleeves and collar... black backpack. @WNYT— Jacquie Slater (@jacquieslater) July 24, 2019
Saratoga Springs Police say investigation into Saturday’s night alleged attack led them here to the track. 35 year old woman said she was grabbed by a man while walking near Nelson Avenue and Phila Streets. No arrest yet. @WNYT pic.twitter.com/0TeHSXFuAP— Jacquie Slater (@jacquieslater) July 24, 2019
Updated: July 24, 2019 07:17 PM
Created: July 24, 2019 04:00 AM
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