by: Liz Artz Updated:
POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. - Cobb County police are looking for a man they say attacked a young jogger from behind.
Cobb County police want to find him before he strikes again.
Wolfe lives on Sassafrass Lane in Powder Springs and said detectives have already been to her house searching for the man in the sketch.
"(There was a) suspicious vehicle that was in the area, but we did not see anything ourselves," Wolfe said about the conversation with police.
Police said Saturday afternoon the man jumped out of a truck and attacked a girl from behind who was jogging on Gaydon Road.
According to police reports, the woman defended herself by elbowing the guy and pulling a pocket knife out of her waistband.
"I'm glad that she did. Now that makes me more aware. I want to go buy a Taser gun or a knife or something," Melanie Brandt said.
The man, she said, took off in a newer model, dark four-door Dodge Ram pickup truck
The victim told police she is color blind but could tell the truck was dark. Residents called the incident scary.
Brandt said people in the neighborhood are using social media to get the word out to be on the lookout for the man.
"I just happened to see it on a Facebook post,” Brandt said.
Detectives are taking
"Makes me worry about my own kids,” Wolfe said.
Cobb County police want you to call the Crimes Against Children Unit if you know who the man is or
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