Woman attacked by knife-wielding suspect while jogging in Bridgeview

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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. —   Police in southwest suburban Bridgeview are searching for a suspect in a knife attack of a female jogger.

Police say the 26-year old woman was attacked while jogging alone around 9 p.m. Tuesday night at Founders Park at 8200 South 78th Ave.

The male suspect grabbed her, tore her clothing and slashed her with a knife.

She suffered wounds on her legs and upper torso.

He’s described as being around 40-year- old, 5’8 with a stocky build, gray beard and hairy arms.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgeview police.