News Story


Suspect Assaults Jogger on Thousand Oaks Trail
8/30/2012 7:30:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Attempted Sexual Assault of Jogger

Report Number:



Lindero Creek Trail, Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

August 30, 2012     1:05 pm

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Sexual Assault Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent

City of Residence






A woman was assaulted as she was jogging on a secluded dirt trail in the area of Bowfield Street and Rockfield Street.  She was knocked to the ground and struck in the face.  During the fight, she was able to strike her attacker and then run to safety and call the police.  


Suspect concealed his face from victim.  He also fled the scene in an unknown direction.


The Thousand Oaks Police Department is seeking information from the public regarding this incident. We also want to remind citizens to exercise with others and stay away from secluded areas whenever possible.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sgt. B. Payton 1941

Media Release Date:

August 30, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Greg Tougas

(805) 371-8397


Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff


Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).