At approximately 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 6, two women were jogging along the Arkansas River in the 700 block of North Amidon in Sim Park. A man jumped out from behind some bushes and grabbed one of the joggers by her shirt. She was able to get loose and call 911 on her cell phone while they were running away. Police received a second call a short time later from another jogger. This woman said she was running in the same area at about the same time when a man jumped out of the bushes and grabbed her by the wrist. This jogger also got away and ran home and called called 911.
The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s. He is about 6 feet tall with short, brown curly hair. He had a large earring in his left ear and was wearing a blue and white collared shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
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