Woman fights off attacker in Ridgewood

A woman fought off her attacker early this morning in Ridgewood.

According to Det. Thomas Bell of the NYPD 104th Precinct, the female victim was accosted by an unknown man while walking down the street near the intersection of Madison Street and Forest Avenue.

She was able to fight off her attacker, who fled northbound on Forest Avenue. A canvass of the area yielded negative results.

TheĀ investigation into this assault is ongoing at this time. If anyone has information regarding this incident please call the 104th Precinct at 718-386-3004.