The search is on for a man believed to be involved in an attempted sexual assault earlier this month in the area of Mills Park Drive and Silverwood Way in Rancho Cordova. The Sacramento Sheriff's Department says a woman was walking to her gym when the man pulled to the ground and attacked her. She was able to fight him off and escape.

The suspect is described as a black man between 19 and 22, 5’11” and weighing around 200 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black shirt, and grey sweat pants.  He was carrying a black back pack and wearing bright red/orange tennis shoes. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department.