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Fairfield Police Investigating Sex Assault At Jennings Beach

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred on one of the walking paths at Jennings Beach just before noon on Tuesday.

Police said the assault took place at 11:45 a.m. on one of the paths from the parking lot to the beach on the east side of the lot.

The suspect is described as a black man about 19 years old, 5-foot-10 to 6 feet tall with an average build, and wearing a bright red T-shirt, zip-fly shorts and beige sandals, police said. He was seen walking west on the beach with two other men around his age just minutes before the attack, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or the suspect is asked to call the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau at 203-254-4840 or Text-a-Tip to CRIMES (274637).

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