Homeless Man Arrested for Attempted Rape In Center City

It happened in Logan Circle.

homeless-man-arrested-sex-assault-philadelphiaPhiladelphia Police have announced the arrest of 23-year-old Nico Natividad in connection with an assault that occurred in Logan Circle.

According to police, a 31-year old woman fell asleep in the park just down the street from Four Seasons Hotel on Tuesday morning.

She awoke to find Natividad crouched over her, allegedly with his hands down her underwear. The victim ran away and contacted police, and Nativdad was arrested on Wednesday. He has been described by police as homeless.


Nativdad has been charged with attempted rape unlawful restraint, simple assault, indecent assault and recklessly endangering another person. His bail is set at $150,000.

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