FAIRFIELD — Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a walking path at Jennings Beach on Tuesday.

The assault happened around 11:45 a.m. on a pathway on the east side of the lot leading from the beach. The suspect is described as a black male, about 19 years old, 5-feet, 10-inches to 6-feet tall, with a medium complexion and an average build. He was wearing a bright red t-shirt, zip-fly shorts, and beige sandals.

Minutes before the attack, he was seen walking west on the beach with two other black men, who appeared to also be the same age.

Further details have not been released by police.

Anyone with information regarding the assault, or identity of the suspect, should call the Fairfield Police detective bureau at 203-254-4840, or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637).