Girl attacked on Highline Canal Trail

The girl was near South Middle School when a man riding a bicycle approached her and pushed her to the ground.

Aurora police are looking for a man who attacked a teenage girl on the Highline Canal Trail.

According to a release, the 13-year-old was walking along the trail south of South Middle School at around 6 p.m. Tuesday when a man approached her and pushed her to the ground. She was able to fight him off, and he took off on a bicycle.

The man is described as a light-skinned black male, 17 to 26 years old, about 5’10” tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a dark sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Detective Jeremy Jenkins with the Crimes Against Children Unit at (303) 739-6129. Tipsters can also call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-STOP (7867). Crime Stoppers tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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