الثلاثاء 23 شوال 1443هـ - 24-05-2022م

Young man saves a victim from sexual assault

Young man saves a victim from sexual assault

Christopher Fletcher witnessed a woman being sexually assaulted by a man. He quickly rushed to her help by putting the assailant in a chokehold.

The woman was walking alone at night in Southport, Merseyside, when she was attacked by 23-year-old Steven Lequesne, reports the Daily Mail. Fletcher heard the woman’s cries and immediately rushed to fend off the attacker.

After making sure he’s not going anywhere, Fletcher called the police and waited with the victim until their arrival.

Lequesne was found as ‘dangerous’ and was jailed for 10-and-a-half years, with an extended four-and-a-half years on licence.

 


 

 

 

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