In the story and young woman in Bloomington, Ind. used pepper spray to defend herself against a attacker.
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – A 21-year-old woman has informed Bloomington Police that she had to fend off her attacker using pepper spray during her walk home from the bar early Sunday morning.
According to the Herald Times, the woman told police she was leaving Kilroy’s Bar and Grill on Kirkwood Avenue just before 2 a.m. when she was approached by a man who asked for directions. When the woman continued walking, the man stepped in front of her, grabbed her by the hair and forced her to the ground, pulling down her leggings and her underwear.
The woman said she then pulled out her pepper spray and shot it in the man’s eyes and kicked him to the ground before being able to run away.
Police say the woman suffered a cut on her neck and a welt on the side of her head.
The attacker was described as white, in his mid-40s with short, brown, matted hair and a rough complexion. He was wearing a red T-shirt and blue jeans.