OCEAN CITY, Md.— The Ocean City Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating a man wanted for the attempted sexual assault of a woman.
Police said that at around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, officers responded to the area of 4200 Coastal Highway where they met with a woman who said she was walking home when a man started talking to her, then pushed her into the bushes, and tried to sexually assault her. Investigators said the victim fought the attacker and significantly injured his ear.
Police described the suspect as a white male in his mid-20s to early-30s, approximately 5-foot-10 and about 170 pounds. He is believed to have a visible ear injury.
Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect involved is asked to contact Detective N. Simpson of the Ocean City Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at (410) 520-5349. Callers may remain anonymous.
Editor's note: The date of the alleged incident was Tuesday, June 26, not Tuesday, July 10, as the article originally indicated. WBOC regrets the error.
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