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      Woman fights off would-be attacker on trail

      The Big Rapids Department of Public Safety is asking for the publicâ??s help to find a man who tried to sexually assault a woman.

      The Big Rapids Department of Public Safety is asking for the public??s help to find a man who tried to sexually assault a woman.

      It happened Friday while the woman was walking on Rails and Trails on the north side of Big Rapids.

      She was able to fight him off and got away unharmed.

      The suspect is being described as a six-foot-tall African American man with a thin build, and a mustache.

      He was last seen wearing black cargo shorts and a dark shirt with rips along the bottom.

      If you have any information about this case, call the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety at (231) 527-0005.