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Two Women Assaulted While Running On Lincoln Trails

LINCOLN–(KFOR Apr. 12)–Lincoln Police are investigating two assault cases involving women who were running on bike trails recently.

Late Sunday morning, a 25-year-old woman was running along the Murdock Trail in northeast Lincoln, when a teenager came up and groped her.  The woman was able to get away and call police.  A similar case happened back on March 27, when police were called to the Williamsburg Trail in south Lincoln by a 26-year-old woman, who said she was running when a teen came up to her and groped her.  Police believe there could be more victims.

If caught, the suspect could face third-degree sexual assault charges.  If you see anything that appears suspicious, you’re encouraged to call police right away.

Anyone with information on these cases is asked to call 402-441-6000 or  Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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