LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – A lady is ready to escape from a person who attacked her when she was on a hiking trail in La Crosse on Monday.
The person, who was rapidly arrested, is now struggling with several expenses in relationship with the assault.
La Crosse Law enforcement stated it transpired at all around 2:28 p.m. on the Gundersen Well being Walking Trail. The woman was walking on the trail when the man, later on recognized as Joseph A. Grzegorek, 25, came up from guiding her, grabbed her, pulled her to the ground, and dragged her in direction of the river.
The girl was capable to get absent, yell for help, and get the focus of two folks close by who came to aid her.
In the meantime, Grzegorek began to leave the region. Police uncovered him a short length absent and took him into custody.
Police said the female took the necessary measures to make certain her safety which led to the suspect getting arrested.
Grzegorek is held in the La Crosse County Jail on prices of fake imprisonment, battery, and disorderly perform. A court overall look is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.
The division claimed this was an isolated incident. No other stories like this have been gained by the section.
“La Crosse Police and Gundersen Health continue to partner for the safety of all team, campus guests and community associates. This egregious act is the sort that can have an effects on an total local community, and will not be tolerated. We will carry on to do the job with all local community associates to offer a harmless and vivid group.” Chief Shawn Kudron.
The police did present some basic safety guidelines: Be notify and knowledgeable of your surroundings, often have your cell cell phone, enable a person else know of your options and in which you are, prepare your route, take out any interruptions such as earbuds or talking on your cellphone, and believe in your instincts.