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Woman reports sexual assault Thursday night in Bozeman

Posted at 2:15 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 16:15:30-04

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Bozeman police say a woman reported being sexually assaulted on Thursday evening in the 1000 block of West Oak Street.

Officers responded to the report at approximately 10 p.m.

The woman said a man had placed his arm around her shoulder and groped her in a sexual manner. She was able to force the man away and he was last seen fleeing the area on foot.

Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man.

The suspect is described as an approximately 40-50-year-old white man, approximately 5’5 with short hair. He was wearing a blue t-shirt and baggie shorts that extended past the knee.

No one was injured during the assault and it appears to be an isolated incident.

The case remains under investigation by Bozeman Police Department. If you have any information about this incident, please call Detective Joseph Swanson at (406) 582-1131.