Law enforcement officers detained a man who attacked a girl and tried to rape her in the territory of the village of Ulyanovka in the Leningrad region. The victim was saved by a friend who threw stones at the attacker, reports 78.ru.
“The detainee was a 31-year-old resident of the Leningrad region. It has been established that he had previously been prosecuted for theft and robbery,” the channel said in a statement.
According to preliminary data, the girl and her friend tried to escape from a stranger. Despite their attempts, the man caught up with his victims, threw one of them onto a pipe, tried to take off her pants and rape her.
The girlfriend of the victim threw stones at the attacker, after which he fled the scene of the crime. Local residents immediately contacted the police and reported the incident. Law enforcement officers in hot pursuit found the suspect and detained him. The investigation into the incident continues.