Woman assaulted in Rocky Mountain National Park
Alexis Gentry KDVR Denver
10:36 AM MDT, June 14, 2010
ESTES PARK - Authorities say a woman was assaulted while jogging in Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday.
The victim, a 20-year-old woman, told police she was running a trail in the area and stopped to take a break when she was attacked by a white male between 5'4" and 5'9". The suspect was wearing a black windbreaker.
The woman fought off the attacker and was later taken to the Estes Park Medical Center, where she was treated for minor injuries and released.
The attack occurred near the Glacier Basin Campground. Rangers performed a containment and increased patrols in the area.
If anyone was in the vicinity of the attack Saturday night or has information pertaining to this incident, they are encouraged to call Rocky Mountain National Park at (970) 586-1204.
The Associated Press contributed to this report