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A 20 year-old female was the victim of a sexual assault while walking at the Don Bragg Sports Complex at approximately 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night according to the Taylorville Police Department.

As the victim walked along the west end of the track, she was confronted and then sexually attacked by a young male subject who appeared from the trees. Following the attack the male subject fled on foot heading to the west. The subject was described as a white male, approximately 5-foot 6-inches tall, having blond semi-short hair, and a thin build.

The victim didn’t recall any identifying marks on the subject. He was described as wearing black with red, cargo shorts with large pockets and possibly a picture of Garfield on the shorts. He was wearing a dark colored tee shirt and wore small round plastic glasses. The victim described the male subject as having a high pitched voice.

The Taylorville Police Department is asking anyone who might have seen or heard anything, or observed the male subject prior to or after the crime to contact their offices by calling 217 – 824 – 2211 or the Christian County Crime Stoppers at 217 – 824 – 9100.

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