NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Walgreens worker stopped a man who was trying to sexually assault a woman inside the store’s bathroom in the Bronx, police said.
The 50-year-old victim was getting out of the bathroom at a Walgreens on White Plains Road just before 3:45 p.m. Thursday when police said the suspect pushed her back inside.
He knocked her to the ground, covered her mouth and tried to take off her pants, according to police.
The worker heard the victim screaming for help and pulled the suspect off of her, police said. The suspect ran off on White Plains Road towards East 239th Street.
“I was shocked because it could have been me right, could have been anybody,” Sheneca Nelson told CBS2’s Jessica Layton.
“That’s incredible, it happened here in Walgreens in the middle of the day — just shows how sometimes unsafe we are,” Randy Kearse added.
The unsuspecting woman was over powered and violently …
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