Police seek information about man sexually assaulting women along Jordan River Parkway

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TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (News4Utah) The Unified Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a sexual assault suspect.

Police said Thursday, they have received “several” reports of sexual assault near or on the Jordan River Parkway between 4100 South and 4500 South in Taylorsville.

Police said the suspect has been “progressively getting bolder with his actions.”

The man has been accused of grabbing or hitting females on their buttocks and vaginal area. Police said he has been seen running on the trail behind the victims and hiding in bushes with a backpack.

Investigators said the man is a described as being 5’9” to 6’ tall with black hair, approximately 20-30 years old with an athletic or thin build.

Police are hoping to gather any additional information about the suspect or identify victims they have not spoken to yet. 

If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Unified Police Department at 801.743.7000.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the toll-free 24-hour Rape & Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1-888-421-1100. 

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