Woman threatened by man in Bangor park while walking her dog

2:14 PM, Apr 8, 2013   |    comments
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BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Bangor police say a woman was threatened by a man with a knife in the Second Street Park while walking her dog Sunday morning.

Police say that the unknown man approached the woman from behind and tried to pet her dog. After she ignored him, he started to follow her. While keeping his hand in his pocket, the man told her he had a knife. He then held on to her and told her to pretend they were a couple as he pulled her towards a cement wall.

The victim was able to break free and get to the police station.

The man is described by police as an older male, approximate 5'8", thin build, with scruffy gray hair on his face. Polices say he was wearing a tan Carhartt brand type vest, with a gray sweatshirt underneath. He had a blue or black knit winter hat pulled down to his eyes. Police say the victim saw yellow nicotine stains on the man's left hand.

Police ask if anyone has information as to the identity of the suspect or witnessed this incident, they are urged to call the Bangor Police Department at 947-7382, and if you wish to remain anonymous, press 6 to use the Tip Line.

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