CORINTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Corinth are investigating whether the assault on a female jogger Sunday night is linked to a string of other North Texas cases.
Officers said they are looking for a man who attacked a woman who was jogging near Post Oak and Barton Springs just before 7:00 p.m. Sunday night.READ MORE: Despite Relatively High Vaccination Rate, Health Workers In Austin Still Fighting To Get Shots In Arms
The woman told police he came up behind her, pushed her to the ground then was groping her while she was on the ground.
Residents in the front yard of a home nearby heard her yelling, and told CBS 11 at first they thought it was some sort of argument
They yelled to her, asking if she needed someone to call police, then ran toward her, causing the attacker to run away.READ MORE: WATCH: Texas Senate & House Republican Caucuses Hold Joint News Conference
The witnesses said the woman had a bloody lip, and was shaken up but otherwise OK.
The only description they had was the man was slender, and wearing a grey sweatshirt and black pants.
On Monday morning, Corinth Police said they are checking with other North Texas police departments.
“We are looking into the possibility of this individual being linked to the other groping incidents in Arlington/HEB area,” said Corinth Police Lt. Jimmie Gregg.MORE NEWS: On 2nd Anniversary, Garden Will Be Unveiled At Scene Of Deadly El Paso Walmart Shooting
Anyone with information about the crime should call the Corinth Police Department at (940) 498.2017.