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Suspect who hit jogger with stick sought in Mitchellville

Friday - 8/8/2014, 3:29pm  ET

WASHINGTON -- Police are searching for a man who assaulted a jogger Thursday in Prince George's County.

The victim, a woman, says a man hit her in the head with a stick several times before she fought him off. He ran into the woods near Golf Course Drive. Police were initially called to 1500 block of Silverado Court, near where the incident happened.

The suspect is a black man, around age 25, about about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a thin build. He wore a black hat, hoodie, shirt and running pants with white stripes. He also carried a black backpack.

Anyone with information should call 301-772-4910. Or, to remain anonymous, they can call 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637).

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