Authorities ask for help identifying teen found assaulted in Cuyaghoa Valley National Park

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The National Park Service is asking for help identifying a female teenager who was found assaulted in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Sunday morning.

According to a press release, park rangers were notified at just before 9:30 a.m. Sunday after the victim was found in park boundaries in Peninsula. She was found in a field at Akron Peninsula Road and North Hampton.

She is described as an African-American female, about 18 years old. She weighs between 110 and 120 pounds and is 5'4" to 5'0" tall. She was wearing light blue jean shorts made from a pair of men’s 32x30 Hollister skinny jeans, a pink tank top and white Nike tennis shoes.

Photo courtesy: National Park Service

Photo courtesy: National Park Service

The Park Service released the following picture of clothing items that are similar to what the girl was wearing.

She is in critical condition at a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. She is unable to communicate with investigators.

The National Park Service is leading the investigation with assistance from the FBI. They are calling this an isolated incident.

Anyone with information about the teen's description should call the Cuyahoga Valley Park tip line at 440-546-5945.

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