HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - A Garland County woman said she was attacked by a man who attempted to rape her late Tuesday as she walked her dog.
"The victim stated the white male jumped from the grassy area and got on top of her," said Deputy A J Tart of Garland County Sheriff's Department.
The woman said it happened between 8:30 and 9 p.m. near the corner of Keith Drive and Bayside Road just outside Hot Springs.
"The victim states she was able to fight him off because he was possibly intoxicated." said Deputy Tart.
The victim describes the suspect as in his 30s, 6-feet tall, around 170 pounds, slender build with straight, medium-length blonde hair. She said the man had a light complexion and a full beard. She states he wore blue jeans, a dark-colored shirt and brown shoes during the attack.
"After the attack, she was able to leave the scene, run home and get her mother." said Deputy Tart.