Police: Suspect arrested in connection to Elliot Place attempted rape

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Police say that a Mount Vernon man has been arrested in connection to an attempted rape on Elliot Place on Aug. 14.

They say Christopher Thompson, 24, was taken into custody Friday and charged with attempted rape.

Police say Thompson followed a woman into her apartment, pushed her against a wall and tried pulling her pants down before the victim screamed.

The scream got the attention of a family member who was in the apartment at the time.

 

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