The attack happened Tuesday at about 10:15 a.m. on the pedestrian ramp from University Avenue to the Georgia Street Bridge, Lt. Chuck Kaye said. The victim put up a fight and the suspect fled, Kaye said. The woman was not seriously injured, he said.
The attacker was described as a Latino man between 35 and 40 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds. He had a thick mustache and a wiry build.
Anyone with information about the attack should call police at 619-531-2000 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.