Woman fends off man attempting to sexually assault her, Ann Arbor police say
A 19-year-old woman fended off a man attempting to sexually assault her in southeast Ann Arbor this morning by kicking him in the groin, Ann Arbor police said.
The victim was walking east on Packard Road near where it intersects with Whitewood Street about 1 a.m., when a man walked up behind her, police said.
He put his arms around her and attempted to put his hands down the front of her pants, according to police.
The victim was able to free herself, kick the man in the groin area and get away, police said. A detailed description of the man was not available.
Anyone with information can call the department's tip line at (734) 794-6939.
Lee Higgins covers crime and courts for AnnArbor.com. He can be reached at (734) 623-2527 or firstname.lastname@example.org.