Homeless man robbed while stopping a rape

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A homeless man is robbed while trying to break up an attempted rape.

The victim tells police he was walking near the intersection of 22nd Street and 2nd Avenue when he heard a woman screaming. He discovered the lady was being assaulted by two black men, who were trying to rape her.

He pulled them off, but then the two suspects started hitting and pushing him. They took a bag full of his medication and ran away towards first avenue.

The suspects are two black men, who the victim says are also homeless. They were both wearing dark clothing.

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