East Bay Regional Park District Police

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Biting And Punching Jogger In Oakland Park

KCBS Radio Morning News
January 04, 2019 - 9:53 am

UPDATE: Police announced on Friday that they've arrested a 19-year-old woman who allegedly bit and punched a jogger in Anthony Chabot Regional Park. The suspect was identified as Alma Cadwalade by the East Bay Regional Park Police. 

The original story is below.

A jogger who defended herself from a "dog attack"  in Anthony Chabot Regional Park was punched and bitten by the dog's owner, according to park police. 

The altercation began Thursday morning when the jogger used pepper spray to ward off a dog, police said. The dog's owner confronted the woman and "tackled and punched the victim multiple times," according to the park police's statement

The attacker allegedly bit the jogger on the forearm, "causing significant wounds" during the struggle on the Goldenrod Trail between the Chabot Equestrian Center and the Oakland City Stables.

The East Bay Regional Park District Police say that the suspect is 18 to 25 years old, described as being of mixed Asian and white race and has a thin build. 

The suspect was accompanied by two dogs, police said. One was a "possible Rottweiler mix," while the other was medium to large and had yellow or tan fur. 

This dog owner allegedly punched and bit a jogger who had been attached by the woman’s pet in Anthony Chabot Regional Park on Thursday. Police are looking to arrest the dog owner who they say caused “significant wounds” by biting the jogger’s forearm. Read more about the suspect on KCBSRadio.com.

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