Store Customers, Employees Subdue Rape Suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Customers and employees of a grocery store rescued a woman who says a man was trying to rape her.

The suspect being held until police arrived. Witnesses say everyone jumped into action when a woman ran out of the restroom screaming.

“You just hear this woman screaming, ‘He tried to rape me; he tried to rape me,’ and then the guys from Starbucks that was closing, a few of the bag boys from Safeway, the janitor guys that were cleaning up Safeway; they all just ran and kept the guy from leaving the store.” witness Barbara Grunkemeyer said.

The suspect was arrested by police and is charges of attempted assault.

  • Paul

    Who WROTE this article? I think it HAD to be a high school intern…. wait, I take that back, this article was even worse than that….

    Is there an editor ANYWHERE at cbslocal? The only thing that the articles on ANY CBS Local site have in common is lack of skill in telling even a BASIC story…

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