An incident on a bike path in Carmel is being investigated. A woman filed a complaint with the Putnam County Sheriff's office on July 1st saying that a man on a bicycle circled her several times along the Putnam Trailway. He then tried to grab her arm, but she was able to fend off the would-be attacker and run from the area.
Criminal investigators and the K9 unit along with Carmel Police, New York State Troopers and the aviation unit searched the area, but couldn't find the man. The suspect is described as a white man, 50 to 60 years old, about 5-foot-9, 220 pounds. He was wearing a brace on his right ankle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's office at 845-225-8060.