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Guy Attacks Jogger, Jogger Stabs Him

Multiple times, though he managed to get away
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 15, 2017 12:04 PM CST
Guy Attacks Jogger, Jogger Stabs Him
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(Newser) – An attacker had the tables turned on him quite thoroughly Friday morning in Salt Lake City. He grabbed a female runner from behind and groped her, but she had a small knife in her hand and stabbed him with it, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. He turned and fled, and she chased him, but she ultimately stopped so she could file a police report, authorities say. "She was prepared, she took steps to be prepared, and then on top of it, she fought back so she wasn't a willing victim," a detective says, per KSTU. Police are still looking for him; he's described as a 15- to 30-year-old who's white and "physically fit," around 5 feet 9 inches tall and 150 pounds. Police also say he likely has minor wounds to his chest and arms. (Read more attack stories.)

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