Unified Police are asking for the public’s help to track down a sexual assault suspect who has accosted several women on or near the Jordan River Parkway in Taylorsville.
According to Sgt. Melody Gray, the suspect has been “grabbing or hitting females on their buttocks and vaginal area" on the trail between 4100 South and 4500 South.
“The suspect has been progressively getting bolder with his actions and we would like to stop him from continuing,” Gray said in a prepared statement.
The man is described as between 20 and 30 years old, between 5-feet 9-inches and 6 feet tall with a skinny/athletic build and black hair. He has been seen “running on the trail behind the victims and hiding in bushes with a backpack,” Gray said, adding that police are looking for any other victims who have not reported attacks to come forward.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Unified Police Department at 801-743-7000.