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Female Jogger Attacked in Vicinity of Hilton Ave/Cedar Place

The Garden City Police Department and the Nassau County Police Special Victims Squad is investigating an incident where a male assailant attacked a female jogger in the vicinity of Hilton Avenue and Cedar Place on Sunday, May 17, at approximately 6:45 a.m.

The assailant, according to police, threw the victim to the ground causing her to sustain lacerations and bruises. The victim was able to fend off the assailant causing him to flee the area.

The assailant is described as a male, Hispanic, early to mid 20s, 5’8” - 6’, 160 lbs, short dark hair, muscular build, wearing blue baggy pants and a dark beige hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information in regard to this incident is encouraged to call the Garden City Police Detective Division at 465-4108.