Female jogger attacked in Ventnor, New Jersey; man, 18, in custody

April 29, 2013 3:04:08 PM PDT
Ventnor Police have arrested a man they say attacked a female jogger Sunday night.

18-year-old Allis Chalmers of Ventnor is charged with Criminal Restraint, Criminal Attempt Sexual Contact and Simple Assault.

The 22-year-old victim told police her attacker grabbed her from behind and tried to choke her after 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say she was able to scratch him, break free and run to the nearby Regency Towers Condominium to call police.

Chalmers was picked up by officers within a few minutes of the attack.

He is being held in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.