The Porter County
Sheriff’s Police is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who
reportedly attacked a female pedestrian along C.R. 600N in Portage Township,
on Sunday, May 26.
police, between 1:40 and 2:15 p.m. the woman was walking along C.R. 600N
near the public fishing area just west of Ind. 149 when she observed a
pewter or silver Toyota traveling eastbound stop behind her.
Exiting the Toyota
was a male subject with dark complexion and facial hair, approximately 6’
0’’ in height and 200 pounds in weight, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
After physically attacking the woman, the suspect re-entered his vehicle and
fled eastbound on C.R. 600N.
Anyone who has
information on the incident or on the suspect is asked to contact Det. Mike
Spicer at (219) 477-3138.