Girl's brother scares off attacker

October 28, 2008 9:13:20 PM PDT
A student was followed and attacked while walking to school in La Porte. Parents are being warned after this assault. The girl says the man started following her Tuesday morning, then attacked her near G Street and Iowa. The student screamed, attracting the attention of her brother who was nearby. The man ran off and the student went on to school, where she reported the incident to a school administrator and police officer on campus.

The alleged attacker is described as a Hispanic male, between 5'8" and 6'0" tall, with an average build and short hair, wearing tan coveralls. The La Porte Police Department says they have had no reports of any other students being approached. Police are investigating and aggressively patrolling the area where the attack occurred.

Although this is believed to be an isolated incident, parents and children are reminded to be extra cautious.

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