A town employee in Plymouth, Massachusetts, was arraigned Friday after allegedly assaulting a woman.
The suspect, 28-year-old Daryl Moyer, is accused of using pruning shears to attack the woman at Morton Park Thursday afternoon.
Moyer was a seasonal worker with the Parks Department. He was terminated form his job following the alleged incident.
Police say Moyer attacked the woman from behind as she was jogging.
A passerby intervened and allowed the victim to escape. He was allegedly threatened by Moyer.
The victim was taken to South Shore Hospital in serious condition, but is expected to recover.
Moyer is facing charges including armed assault, intent to rape and threatening.
He was held on $100,000 bail and is expected in court Friday morning.