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Woman attacked on Bannock County trail

By Staff Writer
Published On: Jun 10 2013 05:24:04 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2013 06:12:37 PM CDT
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BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho -

A woman was walking her dogs on a Bannock County trail when a man grabbed her, the sheriff's office said Monday.

According to a news release, the woman was on the South Fork area of Mink Creek on May 31 when the incident occurred.

The dogs protected her by jumping on and biting the man. The suspect, a white male, then ran back to the main roadway.

Contact the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 236-7111 if you have any information regarding this investigation.

The sheriff's office reminds citizens enjoying the trails and recreational areas of Bannock County to be aware of their environment and practice basic personal safety skills. Report suspicious activity as soon as possible, deputies said.

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