Woman assaulted while walking along Roy road

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Bubba Brown

ROY — Police are looking for a man who assaulted a woman on the side of the road Wednesday night.

Roy Police Sgt. Shane Hubbard said the victim was walking east on 6000 South around 9:40 p.m. when the suspect came up behind her and tried to take her backpack. After failing to get the backpack in the scuffle, the suspect ran south on 2100 West.

Hubbard said the suspect was wearing dark clothes and had dark hair. Police are still searching for him.

The victim complained of leg pain and was transported to a local hospital.

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