The Miami-Dade Police Department, Airport District has arrested an individual for attempting to strangle a female at a bus stop.
According to investigators, the victim was waiting for a bus when the subject approached her from behind and began to strangle her with a shoelace. As the victim attempted to defend herself, the subject beat her repeatedly. A good samaritan stepped in to stop the attack, and the subject fled on foot. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and treated the victim on scene. Officers patrolling the area located the subject matching the description provided by the dispatcher. The subject was arrested and charged accordingly.
Officers want to speak to the good samaritan, who was not on the scene when they arrived. Investigators urge anyone that has any information or that may have been victimized by this individual to call the Airport District at (305) 867-7373.
The investigation continues.