Runner on Roseville Trail Reports Suspicious Man with Stun Gun

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ROSEVILLE -- The Roseville Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident after a runner said a man approached her with a stun gun on a popular trail.

The trail by Roseville Parkway is where a young woman noticed something that didn't seem right.

The Roseville Police Department said just after 9 a.m. Tuesday a runner saw a man pull over in his car and walk toward her. He didn't say anything, but what was in his hand was enough to scare her.

"A stun gun that people can buy. Apparently when he walked toward her, it was making sparking noises, so it can actually administer a mild shock to somebody," said Dee Dee Gunther with the Roseville PD.

The woman ran a half-mile to the Armed Forces Career Center and reported the suspicious incident. The man didn't follow her. Investigators say they don't know the man's intentions. He's described as white, 6 feet tall, in his 30s or 40s with short brown or gray hair.

He was seen in a dark gray Honda Civic four door sedan. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Roseville PD.