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Man arrested for October attack on female jogger in University City

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Anthony Benson is charged with kidnapping for an attack on a jogger in University City. By Daniel Fredman Anthony Benson is charged with kidnapping for an attack on a jogger in University City. By Daniel Fredman
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UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- University City police arrested a man for the October 13 attack on a jogger in the 7200 block of Forsyth.

Police said Anthony Benson was identified and taken into custody Friday.  Benson, 35, is charged with Kidnapping.

The female jogger told police the man, who was on a bike, grabbed her and put his hand over her mouth. She said she bit the man’s hand and ran away.  The man was later caught on surveillance video.

The incident happened near the intersection of Forsyth and Asbury.

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