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Attempted assault on Azusa woman alerts residents

November 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
An attempted assault on a woman in Azusa near the 1100 block of East Alosta Avenue has residents on alert.

Officers say a Citrus College student was walking early Monday morning when she noticed a dark SUV following her.

She ran away before a man approached her from behind and grabbed her shoulder. Police say he let her go when he was distracted by something.

The suspect was described as a 20-year-old man who is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 200 pounds.

Officers say there have been other suspicious incidents in the area.