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48-year-old Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. Arrested After Allegedly Dragging Jogger by Ponytail in Santa Monica, Attempted Rape Incident!

Brave Bystanders Thwart Attempted Sexual Assault by Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr.

Santa Monica Beach Assault Averted by Swift Police Response and Community Intervention

According to Eyewitness News, a scary incident unfolded early in the morning along the beach path in Santa Monica as a young woman’s jog turned into a frightening struggle against a man who allegedly tried to assault her. The Santa Monica Police Department swiftly responded to the distress call around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday finding both the victim and the suspect near the Bicknell restrooms. The suspect identified as 48-year-old Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. was apprehended without resistance. The victim a resident of Venice was left shaken and with minor injuries after Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. reportedly grabbed her ponytail from behind causing her to fall to the ground. Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. then allegedly attempted to drag her towards the restrooms. Fortunately several bystanders stepped in to help alerting the authorities to the ongoing assault. Their quick actions likely prevented a more serious outcome. The victim whose age was not disclosed informed investigators that she feared Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. intended to sexually assault her.

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48-year-old Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. Arrested After Allegedly Dragging Jogger by Ponytail in Santa Monica, Attempted Rape Incident! (PHOTO: ABC7)

Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. Faces Felony Charges, Sparks Community Vigilance

Adding to the gravity of the situation it was revealed that Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. who is homeless was already on parole for a prior offense involving assault with a deadly weapon. This alarming detail underscores the importance of vigilance and swift action in such cases. Following the incident Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. found himself facing serious charges from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. These charges include felony counts of kidnapping, assault with intent to commit rape, and violation of parole. Malcolm Jimmy Ward Jr. was denied bail and remains in custody as of Thursday. The community’s response to this disturbing event highlights the importance of unity and quick thinking in times of crisis. The bravery of those who intervened serves as a reminder of the power of collective action in keeping our streets safe. As authorities continue to investigate this incident residents are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity. It’s a sobering reminder that even in familiar surroundings danger can sometimes lurk unexpectedly.

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