Man attacks 15-year-old female jogger in Manhattan

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – Riley County police say a man attacked a female jogger in Manhattan Thursday.

The attack happened around 1 p.m. at Linear Trail near Richards Drive. Investigators say preliminary information suggests the 15-year-old jogger suffered a head injury from the attack. She was transported to Via Christi hospital for treatment.

Police have not found the suspect and an investigation is ongoing. Police are warning people nearby to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. 

If anyone has information about this crime, you are asked to contact the Riley County Police Department at 785-537-2112 or Crime Stoppers at 785-539-7777.

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