Teenage girl sexually assaulted on Coal Creek Trail in Lafayette, police say

LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Police are looking for a man suspected of sex assaulting a teenage girl on the Coal Creek Trail Friday night.

The girl was walking home alone between 8 and 9 p.m. when the attack happened, according to Sgt. John Sellers, of the Lafayette Police Department.

The girl told police she was attacked and assaulted by a white male who had blond or possibly strawberry blown hair, measuring about 6-foot-tall with a stocky or heavy build. She was unable to give a more thorough description of the attacker.

Police said the attack happened on the Coal Creek Trail near Highway 287.

More officers will be patrolling the area, Sellers said, but it was not clear if the patrols would be temporary or permanent.

Authorities ask that if you saw any suspicious activity and/or person in that area Friday evening, that you contact them at (303) 441-4444.  

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