REDDING, Calif. -

Police searched the area around the Sacramento River Trail in Redding on Thursday after a reported sighting of the suspect in three assaults.

The sighting was reported near the Sundial Bridge. The assaults happened Monday afternoon closer to the Diestelhorst Bridge.

Several officers and a Redding Police K-9 were part of the search.

They were assisted by a CHP helicopter.

The suspect was not located.

He is believed to be responsible for assaulting three women on the trail Monday afternoon.