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OPD searching for sexual abuse suspect

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On November 21st, 2012 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Owensboro Police Department responded to Legion Park, 3041 J. R. Miller Boulevard, in reference to a sexual abuse call.

Police say the initial report from the victim, an adult female, states that while she was jogging in the park, an unknown white male approached her from behind, shoved her to the ground, and began groping her inappropriately.

Authorities say the male subject fled the scene on foot as other people in the park began approaching.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has more information about this case, they are asked to contact police at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip on the Crime Stoppers tip line at 270- 687-8484.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, approximately 5'7"/160 pounds, wearing a black sock cap with a yellow ball on top, a gray shirt, and black shorts.

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