Jogger reports assault in West Bay

A man on a bicycle rode by a woman jogging on Birch Tree Hill Road just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, and according to police, “assaulted her indecently from behind, by touching her while riding his bicycle.”

Police say the man had a dark complexion and slim build, and was wearing dark clothing and a tam – a knitted cap. The woman told police the suspect was riding a men’s frame bicycle.

In a press release, police warned women walking or jogging in West Bay in the early morning hours to be aware of their surroundings and, if possible, not to go out alone.