Police investigate attempted sexual assault on Miami Beach

Tourist met man night before early morning assault

By Tim Swift - Local10.com Digital Editor

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Police are investigating after a tourist said a man tried to sexually assault her early Sunday on Miami Beach.

Officer Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department, said the woman had met the man the night before and met up with him again about 2:30 a.m. Sunday on the beach near Ninth Street.

Police did not release further details about the assault.

The woman said the man was either white or Hispanic, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and had black hair.

Anyone with information about the attack in asked to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.



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