According for Fox 28, the Westerville Division of Police is seeking information related to an attempted assault on a female at a Westerville COTA bus stop earlier Thursday morning.
The incident first occurred on the northbound COTA bus route on Cleveland Ave at approximately 10:45 a.m.
A female victim was touched by the male suspect while on the bus.
At the bus stop, the victim got off the bus and the suspect followed. She was grabbed by the suspect, and used pepper spray to escape his grasp. The suspect then fled on foot on the northside of the roadway at Cleveland and Schrock Road.
Anyone who witnessed this incident in the area of Schrock Road at Cooper Road in Westerville, or anyone with information is asked to call Westerville Police at (614) 882-7444.