CORINTH — A hilly Corinth street often trailed by dog walkers and pedestrians made a buzz in neighborhood watch apps Monday after a woman out for a jog was pushed to the ground and groped by a man Sunday evening, Corinth police say.
It happened at Post Oak and Barton Springs drives, police said.
Police said the woman was jogging up Post Oak Drive when a man grabbed her from behind, pushed her to the ground and groped her. The woman screamed for help and nearby neighbors came to her aid, police said. At least one of the responding neighbors chased the man a street over, where he was last seen on Cassidy Lane, police said.
The neighbors who were said to have chased the suspect away declined to comment for this story on Monday.
“We told everything to the police,” said a person who answered the door.
Across the street, one man said he was watching the Super Bowl when his wife said she thought she heard a scream outside.
His neighbor, a retired nurse, scanned her security cameras Monday for any footage of the attack. A police officer lives with his family on Barton Springs, as does a former University of North Texas student who said Monday his wife was out on a run of her own at about the time the victim was reportedly attacked — about 6:55 p.m. Sunday.
The only description given of the suspect is his dark skin and slender body type, along with what he was wearing: a gray hoodie and black pants.
The police said the man is about 5 feet, 2 inches. Corinth police gave this description on Twitter on Sunday night.
Lt. Jimmie Gregg, spokesman for the Corinth Police Department, declined Monday evening to say whether the police had questioned any suspects or had any people of interest.
Police have not arrested anybody in connection with the Sunday assault.