Man confesses to attacking woman in Richfield park

CREATED Jul 17, 2013

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RICHFIELD - A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked in a park over the weekend.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 19-year-old man from Richfield in connection with the attack. The woman reported she was walking her dog on July 12 in Richfield Historical Park when she was assaulted.

"The man was developed as a suspect through department records which showed his vehicle being checked by a Deputy in the park on July 1," said the Washington County sheriff.

The man later confessed to the attack. He is being held on possible charges of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and aggravated battery.