Woman fights off attempted abduction

A Massachusetts woman recounts the terrifying moments when an alleged abductor attacked her while she was jogging. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.
1:38 | 06/20/18

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Transcript for Woman fights off attempted abduction
And we turn out to Massachusetts where a woman says she was nearly abducted while out jogging and she's now telling us how she fought off the attacker the incidents all caught on camera. This morning a woman describes a terrifying moment she says a man tried to abduct her while jogging. I'd be instantly had a feeling it wasn't good and watches a car pulls in front of the 37 year old in Bridgewater Massachusetts. A man gets out of the car and runs toward her. He approached me I put my arms up. And to protect myself if he tried to hit me in an attempt to fight o'clock PM fledgling grapple times. Tried to pull me towards him. And it's kinda towards the vehicle Ike is trying to get in the vehicle. She says she then fought back as the man was pulling her toward the car he was grabbing at me. I just kept kicking back behind me I'm not even sure I was making contact with him that I was just trying to prevent him from getting up for at a whole Latin. She says the man finally gave up and police now say her quick thinking. Also helped them catch him. Now the presence of mind user phones take a picture of the back of the subject's vehicle along with a license plate number. Which was invaluable and in helping to identify and capture the individual. Police say the man identified as Gordon Lyons is a convicted rapists. Lyons was arrested a short time later after crashing his car the 57 year old hid under a sheet during his arraignment in the hospital. And the victim is also thanking at 84 year old bystander for helping her out lions entered a not guilty plea the woman was wearing sun screen. Which witnesses say made it hard for the suspect who grabbed her.

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