Police: Woman assaulted in Wissahickon Valley Park

Philadelphia police are investigating after a woman was allegedly assaulted in the Wissahickon Valley Park.

The alleged assault happened on June 22 around 7:50 p.m.

Police say a 47-year-old woman reported to police that while walking on the Cresheim Creek Trail, an unknown male approached her, tackled her to the ground and struck her about the head with a hard unknown object.

According to police, the man made sexually explicit statements to the victim.  The victim begin to yell and the man fled on foot.

So far, no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.


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