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Woman Escapes Attempted Abduction in Paterson

By kcora on

An unidentified 27-year-old woman escaped an attempted abduction Saturday morning when she bit one of two attackers' hand, police said today.

According to police, the victim arrived to an apartment building on 21st Avenue sometime after 4:30 a.m. Saturday, when she was approached by two men. 

The victim than told police, one of the attackers tried to cover her face using a hand towel, that is when she bit one of the men's hand before both men fled.

Police searched the area and found a 64-ounce bottle of ammonia along with a hand towel and duct tape nearby, police said. 

Investigation is ongoing. No additional details were immediately available.