Police: Girl attacked walking to bus stop

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A mother sits down with Channel 2's Amy Napier Viteri about the frightening call from her daughter, who says she was attacked near a Pep Boys off Piedmont Road.
ATLANTA —

Atlanta police say a teenage girl was assaulted on her way to her bus stop, but a witness came to her rescue.

Police told Channel 2 Action News a 16-year-old was on her way to her bus stop on Piedmont Road near Garson Road Tuesday morning when she was assaulted.

A manager at the nearby Pep Boys ran out and held the suspect down until police arrived.

Police said the suspect is in custody.