Sexual assault attempt reported at Dunwoody park

Sexual assault attempt reported at Dunwoody park

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A park in Dunwoody reportedly was the scene of an attempted sexual assault.
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  • The incident happened early Wednesday, police said.
  • The victim said the incident happened in the restroom.

A woman reported that a man tried to sexually assault her in the restroom at a city park, Dunwoody police said.

The victim said the man came into the restroom at the Park at Pernoshal Court about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Robert Parsons said in a news release.

“The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital,” Parsons said.

The five-acre park is located in the 4500 block of North Shallowford Road, according to the city’s website.

The man was described as 18 to 25 years old, about 5-foot-9, slim, and was wearing gray sweatpants, police said.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Caleb Gilbert at caleb.gilbert@dunwoodyga.gov or at 678-382-6997. Anonymous tips can be submitted via the SUBMIT A CRIME TIP tab at www.dunwoodypolice.com or by texting C-R-I-M-E-S (274-637). Use the keyword DPDTIPS at the start of the message. 

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