Crime

‘Butt naked’ man runs at woman jogger on Riverwalk

The RiverWalk heading north towards the 14th Street Pedestrian Bridge.
The RiverWalk heading north towards the 14th Street Pedestrian Bridge. jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com

A Columbus woman running alone on the Chattahoochee Riverwalk Monday afternoon was accosted by man wearing no clothes.

The incident happened about 2:20 p.m. near Golden Park close to Oglethorpe Bridge. The woman reported to police and the Historic District Neighborhood watch the man was Hispanic, about 5-foot-10 and about 200 pounds. She described him as “butt naked” and said he ran at her.

She immediately called 911 and gave a statement to police.

Chuck Williams: 706-571-8510, @chuckwilliams

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