NYC crime: Man charged in attempted *** of woman who was walking her dog in Bushwick, Brooklyn #NYC #crime #Man #charged #attempted #*** #woman #walking #dog #Bushwick #Brooklyn Welcome to Viasildes, here is the new story we have for you today:
BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) — Police have arrested a man in connection with an attempted *** in Brooklyn.
Authorities say 26-year-old Patrick Serrano was taken into custody and is charged with attempted ***, assault, and *** abuse for allegedly attempting to *** a woman who was walking her dog in Bushwick.
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The incident happened July 30 just before 8:30 a.m. near Woodbine Street and Ridgewood Place in Bushwick.
Police say a stranger approached the 30-year-old woman from behind, put her in a chokehold, and forced her to the ground.
They say the attacker continued to strangle the victim, then *** assaulted her before running off.
The woman suffered injuries to her neck and face and was later treated at the hospital.
One neighbor says she did notice a man hanging around the street the week before the incident.
Enough to put many living in the area on high alert.
“I have daughters, I have a granddaughter, and my wife, and sisters, and I can’t just see something like that happen,” Julio Monserrat said.
Monserrat and his wife have lived in Bushwick for nearly five decades and the couple formed their local neighborhood watch group.
“There’s at least a hundred of us that are paying attention,” he said. “If he gets caught on the block he’s in trouble.”
Others who live close to where the incident happened were shocked to learn about it saying the neighborhood is normally very quiet.
“I feel extremely safe here, ” said Ashley Wu who recently moved to the area. “So hearing about an incident like that happening so close to my block is very jarring, especially as someone who does identify as fem and walks around the neighborhood at very early hours.”
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