COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- A University of Maryland student says that a man tried to attack her while she was jogging off-campus Tuesday night in College Park.
The student told police she was jogging just before 7 p.m. in the area of Paint Branch Trail, near Pierce Avenue and Rhode Island.
According to UMD police, the student was jogging on the trail, when she ran passed a man who was dressed in dark clothing with a black backpack. He tried to come towards her, however she was able to avoid him, she told police. The suspect then ran off into the woods.
Police are currently doing a video review of cameras and are patrolling the area.
Maryland National Capital Park Police is currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information should call police at 911 or 301-459-3232.