Peoria police searching for suspect in attempted sexual assault in housing development

Posted at 6:47 PM, Sep 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-29 23:06:49-04

Police are looking for a man who attempted to sexually assault a woman at a partially-built development on Wednesday.

According to police, a woman was hurt when a man tried to sexually assault her in a development where homes are under construction near 99th Avenue and Jomax Road.

The woman has been recovering from her injuries, and police said she has been unable to provide a more detailed description of what happened.

Police say detectives are following up on leads in the case and officers have increased patrols through the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peoria Police Department at 623-773-8311.