Sex Crime: Man Attempts to Rape 13-Year-Old Girl In Broad Daylight - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

On Edge: Attempted Rapist Roams Free After Near Sex Assault On City's Westside

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Westside Cleveland neighborhood on edge after a broad daylight rape attempt over the weekend.

The attack happened Sunday afternoon on W. 53rd between Lorain and Clark.

The 13-year-old girl was walking down the street when she says a black male began talking to her. The girl continued walking and the male attacked, tackling her from behind. 

The perv reportedly groped the girl while trying to remove her pants and sexually assault her.  Luckily, a pick-up truck drove by and the suspect fled. 

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where she was treated for abrasions to her arm and abdomen.  

Cleveland Police have no arrests and the following suspect description:

Black male believed to be in his late 20's or early 30's.  The male had very dark skin and was wearing a white t-shirt and black jeans.  The suspect may frequent the area of Clark and Train. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cleveland Police at 216.621.1234.

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