Police searching for man who assaulted a woman

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BLUFFDALE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Police are looking for a man they say assaulted a female victim.

A Bluffdale officer was on patrol at Wardle Fields Regional Park near 14000 South 2700 West October 1st. The officer witnessed 35 year-old Timothy James Peterson assaulting the woman.  

Peterson took off and the officer called for medical help for the woman who suffered extensive injuries to her mouth and neck. She was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Now she is in stable condition. But, she will require surgery for her injuries.

Police say Peterson was seen Wednesday at a Maverik store near 6100 South and Redwood Road. But took off before officers could arrive.

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