COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff’s deputies are searching the area around East Naples Community Park, off Thomasson Drive, for an attempted robbery suspect, who hit a woman with a small baseball bat while she was jogging.
Deputies are searching by helicopter and ground after a call came in at 2:30 p.m. A woman told deputies she was jogging in the park with her toddler in a stroller when a man jumped out of the bushes and attacked her with a small baseball bat.
The toddler was uninjured.
The victim is missing her cell phone, but she may have lost it after the confrontation with the suspect.
The victim is seeking medical care on her own.
The suspect is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, in his early 20s, with blue eyes and blond curly hair that comes down to his ears. He has a thin build.
If you have any information, you are asked to call the Collier County Sheriff's Office at (239) 774-4434.