Female says she was attacked while walking in St. Augustine, police release description of suspect

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Police have released a description of a suspect accused of attacking a female while she was walking along a road in St. Augustine.

The incident happened Saturday morning on Dolphin Drive, according to the St. Augustine Police Department.

Officers were called out to the area at 6:16 a.m. regarding a battery.

The female told police she was walking north on Dolphin Drive when the suspect charged at her.

She told officers she was pushed to the ground and the suspect put his hand over her mouth to prevent her from screaming.

She fought back.

She screamed and began hitting him until a witness came over to help.

That was when the suspect ran off, headed north towards Anastasia Boulevard.

SAPD described him as a bald, white male who was wearing dark-colored shorts and no shirt. He may possibly have tattoos on his upper arms and shoulder area.

If you have any information or believe you may have caught the suspect or incident on video surveillance, you’re asked to call Det. Drouin at 904-788-4850 or email cdrouin@staugpd.com

Aurielle Eady

Aurielle Eady, Action News Jax

Aurielle Eady is a digital content producer for Action News Jax.