Teen Girl Fights Off Attempted Rapist
New York, NY – A teenage girl fought off her attacker on the lower East Side Wednesday when she kicked the man in the crotch, police said.
The 17-year-old victim was walking along Delancey St.near Forsythe when an unidentified man approached her on the street just after 4 p.m., according to cops.
The man took the girl out of plain sight behind a commercial building, pushed her up against a wall and tore her jacket off, police sources said.
But the girl struck back and booted the man to break free and run off, the sources added.
The man fled, police said.
Investigators used the teen’s jacket along with a K-9 unit to try and trace a scent at the scene.
Officers were questioning neighborhood residents and reviewing surveillance tape in the hours after the attempted sexual assault.
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