SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA) -- A woman fought off a man trying to rape her Wednesday evening, police said. William Green, 24, of Silver Spring, approached the woman from behind and pushed her down a hill, just off of the Spring Street Bridge, police said. Green hit the woman, then threatened her with a bottle just before he told her he was going to rape her, police said. The victim then managed to grab the bottle away from Green, fight him off with it and get away, police said.
She ran down the street and flagged a person down who eventually called the police. Police say they found Green shortly afterward with cuts on his face and his head as a result of the struggle with the victim. Green is charged with attempted first-degree rape, attempted armed robbery, and first-degree assault. He is currently being held without bond at the Montgomery County Detention Center. SOURCE: WUSA