Maryland police investigating jogging trail sexual assault in Montgomery County

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WJLA) - Maryland-National Capital Park Police are investigating a sexual assault on Montgomery County's Sligo Creek Trail.

The victim was jogging along the trail between Maple Avenue and Piney Branch Road in Montgomery County when she was attacked. As she ran, her attacker approached her running in the opposite direction on the trail. As he passed her, he grabbed her buttocks and then fled.

The attacker is described as a stocky black male, roughly 5-foot-10, last seen wearing black sweat pants and a blue hooded sweatshirt that partially concealed his face.