Clifton Park man accused of assaulting jogger on Zim Smith Trail

WNYT Staff
Updated: September 28, 2020 05:28 AM
Created: September 28, 2020 05:06 AM

A man from Clifton Park is accused of sexually assaulting a woman jogging on a popular bike trail in Saratoga County.

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Tyler Gaston approached the woman on the Zim Smith Trail in Malta Saturday afternoon. Deputies say Gaston attacked her, leaving her with some injuries to her face.


She is expected to recover.

Gaston is charged with sexual abuse and assault. He was arraigned and sent to the Saratoga County Jail.

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