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Police seek help tracking down assailant

Woman uses baseball bat to chase off young man
by: Sandy Police Department This image was taken from surveillance video captured at the Sandy Safeway. It shows the young man suspected of grabbing a woman's behind in the grocery store's parking lot Monday afternoon.

Police are searching for a young man who grabbed a 34-year-old woman's behind in the Sandy Safeway parking lot at about 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The woman reportedly threatened the young man with a baseball bat, and he was last seen running toward the Sandy McDonald's restaurant.

After reviewing surveillance video from Safeway, investigators believe the man followed the woman through the store before he grabbed her in the parking lot.

Anyone with information that can lead police to the suspect is asked to call Detective Jason Bickle at 503-489-2176 or the Sandy Police Tip Line at 503-489-2195.