Tempe PD searching for assault suspect

Posted at 10:10 AM, Apr 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-27 20:38:51-04

Tempe police are searching for a man they say attacked a woman you're a popular park.

Please save the man grab the woman from behind while she was walking along the trail near Kiwanis Park. 

After grabbing her the man then tried to pull down her pants.

The woman was able to fight him off, scream for help and alert police.

More than a dozen Tempe police officers around the area. And spent hours searching with both helicopters and police dogs.

However, the unidentified attacker was able to get away.

Thanks to a good description by the victim police are now working on a composite sketch.

Officials say the suspect is a Hispanic male that was dressed in basketball shorts and a T-shirt.

He is described as being in his 20s or 30s with short curly hair.