15-year-old Loveland girl fights off man who grabbbed her

Girl says man grabbed her as she jogged

LOVELAND, Colo. - A 15-year-old Loveland girl said that a man dressed in black grabbed her as she was jogging Wednesday morning, but she was able to fight him off and escape.

The attacked happened about 6:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Westshore Drive, Loveland police said.

The teen said a white man dressed all in black grabbed her by the shoulder. She struck him with her elbow, kicked him and ran away, police said.

The girl was not injured.

The teen believed the man fled on foot and she could not provide any additional description, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Brian Koopman at 970-962-2248. Or call the Loveland Police tip line at 970-962-2032. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Larimer County Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868.  They may be eligible for a cash reward upon arrest and conviction of the person responsible.