Sexual assault reported in woods near Bluffton community

Sexual assault and other attacks don't just happen in big cities. This recent news report is from Bluffton, South Carolina; a little town in South Carolina.

This attack happened on a trail I used to jog on regularly.

It's so important to have situational awareness and know how to defend yourself!

I carry the Marathon GunPack when walking, jogging, or running on trails outside:

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-Amy

Sexual assault reported in woods near Bluffton community

BY JOAN MCDONOUGH

JULY 20, 2017 8:51 PM

A sexual assault was reported around 7:20 p.m. Thursday in a wooded area in Bluffton, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office news release.

A woman reported that she was attacked in the wooded area near the entrance of Sandy Pointe in Bluffton shortly after 7 p.m., according to the release. She had been walking on a trail when she was approached by a man, who then assaulted her, she told law enforcement. The area is being searched for the suspect Thursday night.

Deputies are interviewing the woman to get a better description of the suspect and get a better understanding of what happened, according to the release. The race, height, clothing and other descriptors are not yet clear.

Anyone with information can call 911.

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This article was originally published July 20, 2017 at http://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/crime/article162804503.html


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