Mankato Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who authorities say attempted to assault a 14-year-old girl.
 
Authorities say it happened around 8:30 last night at Ray Erlandson Park.
Police say the victim got away and made it home safely.
The suspect is described as a black man in his early 20's, 5'6 with a muscular build and shoulder length dreadlocks with a word written in cursive tattooed on his neck.
Police say he was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black jean shorts.
Authorities say the suspect was driving a silver or gray four-door sedan. .
Anyone with information is asked to contact Mankato Police.