TCU Police are coordinating with Fort Worth Police on a search for a man who they said attacked a jogger Saturday while biking naked in the Trinity Trails area.
“We are coordinating very closely with the FWPD, especially the detectives handing the case,” TCU Assistant Police Chief Robert Rangel said. “Just this morning [Tuesday] several students reported a suspicious person and when our officers responded and spoke to the person we called FWPD and released the suspect to their custody for disposition.”
According to a FWPD press release, a naked white male, approximately 5 feet 10 inches with a thin build and brown hair, attacked a woman jogging on the south side of Trinity Trails.
Officer Daniel Segura said that the woman “was punched several times with a closed fist and kicked a couple of times.”
The man was sitting on a bench at the Trinity Trails near 1800 Rogers Road before he removed his clothes and rode a bicycle west. Officers could not find the man after being called, according to the press release.
Police wrote that a jogger saw a naked man near a water crossing near mile marker cf310, west of 4800 Edwards Road. The man then allegedly chased and attacked her after she turned to run in the opposite direction. She escaped and called the police after fleeing to an Overton Woods subdivision.
While TCU police do not have jurisdiction on the Trinity Trails, Rangel said that officers are being “extra vigilant” in the areas where they do have jurisdiction.
“We would recommend students avoid the Trinity Trails area if possible for a few days while the FWPD investigates,” Rangel said. “We recommend that students who like to jog in the area do so in pairs or groups and remain vigilant about their surroundings. If they observe anything suspicious call police immediately.”
Anyone with information should call (817)-392-4359 to report.
This is a developing story and will be updated as information is released.