DONALD, Ore. – A masked man on a bicycle attacked and robbed a woman in Donald early Wednesday morning, police said.
The 27-year-old woman told investigators she was walking along Donald Road NE when the cyclist jumped her just after 6 a.m.
“As she passed Huckleberry Lane NE, she saw a man riding by on a bicycle. After passing her, the man suddenly turned around and started attacking her,” said officer Don Thomson with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. “The man used a nearby piece of cement to hit her on the head before he stole her purse and cell phone.”
The woman was able to get away and ran to a nearby house to call 911.
She described her attacker as standing about six feet tall and weighing around 170 pounds. He was wearing a black pull-down beanie mask with cutouts for his mouth and eyes, a camouflage hunting jacket with a hood, and steel-toed dark boots.
The victim said that her attacker had a raspy "smoker's" voice and was riding a silver BMX-type bicycle.
The woman was transported by ambulance to the Legacy Meridian Park Hospital in Tualatin for treatment of a scrape on her head and cuts to her hands, Thomson said. But her injuries did not appear to be serious.
Anyone with information that may help investigators on this case was asked to email Sr. Deputy Wagner or make an anonymous tip by calling the MCSO Tip Line at 503.540.8079.