Man charged after jogger punched in face while running in Central West End

The woman was assaulted Thursday evening.

ST. LOUIS - A man was charged after police said he punched a woman in the face while she was jogging around the Central West End last week.

The 30-year-old woman was jogging northbound on Newstead when a man approached her from an alleyway and punched her in the face without provocation. Charging documents said the incident was caught on surveillance and the man, 37-year-old Carlton Lamar Warner, was identified using facial recognition technology through the real-time crime center.

He was charged with thrid-degree assault.

The woman suffered swelling to her eye but refused medical treatment.

The investigation is ongoing.

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