Jogger fights off attacker in Surprise

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SURPRISE, Ariz. – Police are searching for a suspect who assaulted a female jogger in Surprise Monday morning.

The victim was grabbed from behind near 175th Avenue and Greenway Road at approximately 5:30 a.m.

The victim was able to fight off the attacker but sustained several injuries, according to Sgt. Bert Anzini with the Surprise Police Department.

The suspect got into a four-door car and fled the area.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds and was wearing a dark-colored T-shirt. 

Anyone with information regarding this aggravated assault is asked to call the Surprise Police Department at 623-222-4000.