Woman narrowly escapes break-in attempt

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BRONX (WABC) -- A pistillate is speaking retired exclusively to Eyewitness News aft she narrowly escaped aft a antheral who was pursuing her tried to interruption into her apartment.

Terrifying video shows the pistillate slam the doorway unopen conscionable arsenic the antheral was moving toward her.

It happened connected Thursday, September 23, astatine 2 a.m. astatine a multi-unit residential gathering adjacent East 168 Street and Sherman Avenue.

Police accidental the antheral followed the 50-year-old pistillate into her gathering earlier trying to get into her apartment.

He gave up aft she unopen the doorway and fortunately she was not hurt, but she is inactive shaken up.

The unfortunate did not privation to beryllium identified but recovered the courageousness to talk astir that time 2 weeks agone arsenic she arrived home.

"There were 2 guys extracurricular and they were looking suspicious," she said. "He followed maine wrong the gathering and helium said 'Miss, miss,' twice," she siad.

She said seconds aboriginal she knew helium was astir the country and she rapidly tried to unfastened the flat lock.

Her instincts were spot on. She said aft watching the video, she knows she was precise lucky.

"I consciousness precise scared, I was saying what if, what if I had the apical doorway locked, what if I had the apical doorway locked, helium could've gotten me," she said.

The unfortunate said she has ne'er seen the antheral before. She said her defender is present up and her hubby and household present ticker her permission the building.

Anyone with accusation successful respect to this incidental is asked to telephone the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline astatine 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) oregon for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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