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Police: Woman fights back when groped by man

Police say the woman knocked the suspect to the ground after he grabbed her.

Posted: Jan 28, 2019 9:14 PM
Updated: Jan 29, 2019 12:21 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Police said a woman knocked a man to the ground early Monday morning, after he groped her.

They said it happend at about 5:00 a.m. in the area of NW 11th Street and NW Buchanan Avenue.

They said the woman reported she was groped by a man while she was out walking. She said she was able to get away from the man by knocking him to the ground.

She immediately called 911. Officers arrived in the area within three minutes of the 911 call, and located a man matching the suspect description a few blocks away.

They arrested Kevin Quintero-Serrano, 23, of Corvallis. Quintero-Serrano was taken into custody, and later lodged at the Benton County Jail on charges of attempted sex abuse I, with a bail amount set at $100,000. 

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