Mother attacked on way home to see her daughter

(WXYZ) - A local mom was trying to get home to her daughter when she was attacked by a stranger.

Police are now searching  for the suspect who attacked 24-year-old Shannon Mann while she was on her way to her mother's house in Ferndale.  

Around 8 p.m., Mann tells 7 Action News she had just left work and was waiting to get on the bus at Livernois and Tireman. 

Mann says the suspect pulled up in a mini-van and asked her if she needed a ride. She says she declined and rode the bus to 8 Mile and Livernois.

When she got off of the bus, Mann kept a look out for the man, trying to safely get to her mother's house. Then, a couple blocks away from the bus stop, she realized he was back.

"I felt maybe a pull-back on my hood…and I swung my keys," said Mann. "We both fell…I was finally able to get up and run."

Mann was able to escape and make it to her mother's house.


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