“There’s a man following me home, Dad…”
A frantic call to her father in the wee hours of the morning likely saved a young German woman’s life, and her father is being hailed as the hero he is, according to the German Daily Mail.
After being unable to get a cab home from a disco, the unnamed woman decided to walk the two miles home to her parents’ house in Kleve, Germany. She soon realized she was being followed.
Wisely, she began crossing the road from side to side. Even wiser, she immediately called home to alert her father that something was wrong.
Each time she crossed, her would-be attacker trailed her. Meanwhile, her father took off on an unmotorized scooter to find her. Germany, in January, on a scooter in the middle of the night, racing to save his daughter. One can only imagine the sheer panic.
The young woman had already been dragged from the side of the road into some undergrowth when her father miraculously found her. The attacker had beaten her nearly unconscious, was on top of her and was tearing at her clothes.
Her father leaped, screaming, on top of the assailant and held him down while he called police and an ambulance on his cell phone. It’s noteworthy that the father was 57 and the alleged assailant was 23.
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