Woman fights off sexual assault during robbery

5:06 PM, Jan 9, 2014   |    comments
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DENVER - Denver police are looking for a man who attacked and robbed a woman exiting an RTD bus Wednesday night.

Police say the man approached the woman in the area of South Monaco and East Iliff around 10:35 p..m. and knocked her to the ground.

The attacker then took her money and cell phone and attempted to sexually assault the victim who was able to fight him off.

Surveillance video from an RTD bus captured an image of the suspect. He is described as a tall black male wearing a two tone hat and having a tattoo on the side of his neck.

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