Southeastern PA

Man sexually assaulted on Delaware Canal towpath

Solebury Township police seek male assailant, who rode a bike

SOLEBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A man reported being sexually assaulted by a male suspect who was riding a bicycle along the Delaware River Canal towpath at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Bucks County's Washington Crossing Historic Park.

The male suspect approached the victim along the towpath near the Thompson Neely House.and engaged in a lewd conversation prior to groping the male victim.

The suspect is described by Solebury Township police as a white male in his 50's, who had an "Italian" accent.

The suspect was identified as 5-foot-8-inches tall with a medium build, short greyish hair and a mustache.

 He was wearing a black sleeveless shirt and blue shorts with the word "Italia" on the side of his shorts.

The suspect had a black "oriental" symbol tattooed on his upper left arm.

Anyone with information on the suspect, or who was involved in any prior incident of that nature along the towpath, is urged to contact Solebury Township Police at 215-348-7400

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