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Man follows woman into Bronx apartment, sexually abuses her: police

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 07:54:15-04

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — A woman fought back against a man who tried to sexually abuse her in the Bronx, police said.

It happened Sunday around 11 p.m. in the vicinity of Elder and Watson avenues in the Soundview neighborhood, police said.

The 26-year-old victim was walking home when a man followed her into her building, according to police.

Once inside the building, the man attempted to remove the woman’s shirt, cops said.

She fought back, and the man fled the scene.

The victim refused medical attention and was not injured.

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