TPD: City worker assaulted at Mansfield Park - Tucson News Now


TPD: City worker assaulted at Mansfield Park

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Authorities are looking for the man and woman who allegedly assaulted a city worker at Mansfield Park last week.

The Tucson Police Department said the worker was cleaning the area on Thursday, April 13, when he came across a man and woman who were sleeping at a ramada.

"When the employee asked the pair to leave the area, the male refused and swung a bicycle pump at the employee," the TPD said in a news release. "A struggle ensued and the male and the employee ended up on the ground."

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The TPD release said the woman hit the worker in the back several times and one of them stabbed him.

"The male and female fled northbound on bicycles," according to the TPD. "The pair also took some of the victim’s property."

The city employee was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The man has been described as a white male, 20-25 years old, 6-foot with a thin build and short, sandy blond hair, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants, he was also carrying a black backpack.

The woman was described as Hispanic, 20-25 years old, 5-foot 5-inches with long black hair, she has several tattoos including on the top of her feet. She was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt. 

Both suspects are known to frequent Mansfield Park, according to the TPD.  

If you see these suspects, please call 911 immediately and do not approach. If you have any information on this incident or the identity of the suspects, please call 88-CRIME (520-882-7463). You can remain anonymous.

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