STOCKTON (CBS/AP) — Authorities in Stockton say an 87-year-old woman used her walker to fight off a man who tried to rape her while she slept.

It happened in the 700 block of West Weber Avenue.

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Stockton police Officer Joe Silva says the woman woke last week to the intruder lifting her nightgown.

Silva says the man fled after she screamed and fended him off with her walker. Neighbors came to the woman’s aid after hearing the commotion.

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Police were still searching for the suspect described as a 5-foot-11, 200-pound black man, between 20 and 30 years old

The woman sustained minor injuries.

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Comments (9)
  1. Really? Raping an 87 year old? What kind of sick person does that\? Kudos to CBS for adequately describing the perp.

    1. John Oakman says:

      Only blacks rape 87 year olds.

  2. inspiring rapper who was just turning his life around probably thought the old women was his sweet mama and he was just fixing her PJs.

  3. dessro says:

    Lost generation…

  4. Always BLACK! The only kind of creature that would rape an 87 year old woman!!