An Ontario man was arrested early Monday morning after attempting to rape a jogger in the Creekside area of Ontario.
On Sunday, February 12, 2017 at approximately 4:43 P.M., A 17 year old female was attacked while jogging through the green belt area in the Creekside residential community of Ontario.
The suspect (later identified as 24-year-old Christopher Collins of Ontario) tackled the victim and pinned her to the ground, while he attempted to remove her clothing. The female victim fought back causing Collins to flee on foot from the location.
During the course of the investigation, Detectives identified Collins as the attacker. A $250,000.00 arrest warrant was obtained and Collins was arrested without incident at his residence on the 3600 Block of East County Oaks Loop, Ontario. The victim was not seriously injured in the attack.
Collins was later booked at the West Valley Detention Center (Rancho Cucamonga) for the charge of Attempted Rape.
Detectives are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the attack or has information about Collins to contact Detective Jeff Zeen at (909) 395-2744.