Jogger Attacked In Columbus

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus police are investigating a report a female jogger was attacked on Wednesday morning.

Captain Fred Shelton says officers were called to the area of 1st Street and 5th Avenue South about 5 AM Wednesday.

The unidentified woman told police she was jogging near Carrier Lodge on 1st Street when she saw a man sitting on a bike.

As she neared the 5th Avenue intersection, the woman told investigators a masked man knocked her to the ground.

The woman did have some minor injuries but refused treatment.

Shelton says officers have no other description of the person who assaulted the woman.

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