McKINNEY, Texas (CBDSFW.COM) – A woman says she was attacked by a man while walking on the Eldorado trail, a popular walking, jogging and biking path in McKinney.
It happened around 5:00 p.m. Sunday, while there was still daylight.READ MORE: Mac's Bar-B-Que Closes Doors After 66 Years In Dallas
The victim told police a man wearing a black hoodie walked up from behind her and grabbed her arm.
She said he told her not to look at him and that he was going to kill her.
The woman screamed and the man took off.
Nan Martin, who has been living in the neighborhood for 25 years, said she’s always been careful but will be more even cautious on the trail after hearing about this incident.
“I don’t go in the dark, 5 o’clock right now. It’s starting to get dark so I just don’t go in the dark. I go in the morning when there were usually a lot of people on the trail,” she said. “I feel safe if there are people on the trail.”READ MORE: Plano Man Christian Quezada Beaten, Found Dead On Beach In Puerto Rico
Joan Lewis says this news reminds her of a similar experience she had on the trail decades ago.
“It was in a very secluded area back behind the dam,” she said. “It’s just shocking it’s something you never expect.”
The Lewis’ want to see the city extend fencing around the trail which is only a few feet from a State Highway 75 overpass.
McKinney Police are investigating.
They said there there were two similar incidents along the city’s hike and bike paths last summer.MORE NEWS: Texas Lawmakers Want To Require Legislative Approval Before Universities Can Switch Athletic Conferences
They also tell us there were 2 incidents along the city’s hike and bike paths last summer.