Suspect at large in St. Cloud sexual assault

A 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a daylight attack in a St. Cloud park, said police, who were searching for the suspect.

The assault was reported to police while it was in progress about 2:45 p.m. Friday at Southside Park, according to authorities. The search continued Saturday afternoon, police said.

The suspect is described as a black man his 20s or 30s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 150 pounds. He has dark-brown eyes and short black hair. He has several tattoos on his face and neck, including a teardrop near his left eye.

He was wearing a brown T-shirt, dark blue shorts and white and black Air Jordan athletic shoes.

Anyone with information about the suspect should call police at 1-320-251-1200.

PAUL WALSH