BROOKLINE (CBS) — Brookline police are looking for a jogger who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman Wednesday night.
Officers said the woman, who is in her 20s, was walking in a primarily residential section of Beacon Street near Kent Street at 10:30 p.m.READ MORE: Celtics-Heat Eastern Conference Finals preview: Two tough defenses against two balanced attacks
She reported the man was jogging behind her for a block starting at Carlton Street. At Hawes Street, he stopped and covered his face as she walked by. Shortly after, he came up behind her and groped her, police say.READ MORE: Brookline school teachers end one-day strike with new deal
Officers said she yelled, scaring him and he ran down Kent Street.
“The victim did everything right. She screamed and called for help right away,” said Lt. Philip Harrington.
The attacker is described as a six-foot-tall white man, 20-to-40 years old, with long blonde hair.MORE NEWS: New England Living: Glassblowing at The Bubble Factory
Police have stepped up patrols. They initially thought the assault could be related to assaults in the area last year, but they have determined the cases are unrelated.