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Colonial Heights police search for man in connection with physical assault

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

Colonial Heights police are currently searching for a suspect they say physically assaulted a woman running along the Appomattox River Trail.

The assault happened at 10:58 a.m. on Aug. 7. Police say the victim was able to push the suspect away. He said, "I am sorry. I am sorry," and ran from the scene, heading westbound along the river trail, according to officers.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 20s, about 5-feet-8-inches tall, and 150 to 180 pounds. He has brown hair, blue eyes, and facial hair. He was also last seen wearing a gray long sleeved shirt or hoodie.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call the Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300 (option #7), or the Chesterfield Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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