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South Pasadena Dad Fends Off Armed Suspect Who Snuck Into His Home and Tried to Sexually Assault His Daughter

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A South Pasadena father came home to a horrifying scene early Wednesday morning: a man was sitting on his 18-year-old daughter's back and holding a knife.

The assailant had apparently cut through a window screen and was attempting to sexually assault the woman in her bed, City News Service reported. The father came home just before 3 am and interrupted the sexual assault. The father fought the attacker off with part of a bed frame and tried to lock him inside the home. The suspect ended up sneaking out through the same bedroom window that he came in.

The attack was reported in the 600 block of Monterey Road. The suspect is described as a white middle-aged suspect, according to police. He is described as being 6 feet tall and weighing 190 pounds, with brown eyes and curly brown hair, police said. He was wearing a red hoodie at the time.