Woman attacked while walking home from work - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Woman attacked while walking home from work

Posted: Updated:

Police say a woman survived a vicious attack in DeKalb County on August 2.

According to police, that woman was walking home from work at night when a man tried to force himself on her.

The incident happened on DeKalb Avenue and Krog Street around 10:30 p.m.

Police tell FOX 5 the man grabbed the victim's hair, threw her to the ground, told her to be quiet and tried to get on top of her. She was able to break free, according to police.

The woman ran towards the Krog Street Tunnel and told police she heard the attacker follow her. The victim managed to run to a friend's house and called police.

Police are still searching for the attacker. The victim was able to give police a description of the suspect.

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices