Man arrested for attempted rape of jogger in Central Park

Posted at 7:05 PM, Jun 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-30 22:39:00-04

Police have arrested the man they say tried to rape a female jogger in Central Park.

Detectives say 21-year-old Saul Alvarez dragged the 29-year-old woman into a wooded area near the Lasker Pool in the northern edge of the park at about 10:45 Friday night.

The victim reportedly started screaming, scaring her attacker off.

Cops arrested Alvarez shortly afterward.

The woman was treated for cuts on her face, and released.