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Police: Man Tries to Rape Woman Who Had Passed Out on Sidewalk

A 26-year-old Arlington man was charged in the early Monday morning incident.

A 26-year-old man was charged with attempting to rape a woman who was passed out on a sidewalk, according to the Arlington County Police Department.

Leonardo A. Martinez Lopez, of Arlington, has been charged with attempted rape.

Officers were called at 2 a.m. Monday to the 1200 block of North Troy Street after getting a report that the woman was asleep on the sidewalk and a man was trying to pull her pants down, according to police.

When officers arrived, they saw a man standing over the unconscious woman, police reported.

Shaira Leah Gomez December 21, 2012 at 06:48 AM
I hope that the cops will resolve this issue as soon as possible. Public places like parks, dim streets, abandoned buildings, are only a few of the places where attempted rape cases like this happen. As parents, we need to inform our children especially the young teens about this matter. Yet, we cannot deny the fact that we can't always watch over them especially at work. So, I tried searching for solutions and luckily I read an article which featured a safety app which gets me connected to a safety network or escalate my call to the nearest 911 when needed, it has other cool features that are helpful for your kids.

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