Woman recovering after fending off attackers

The teens are described as Hispanic, between the ages of 17 and 18

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A woman is recovering Sunday night after getting pistol-whipped in the head by two teenagers who allegedly tried to sexually assault her.

Holyoke Police Lt. Michael McCoy told 22News that two teens on bikes allegedly tried to sexually assault the woman at the intersection of Essex and Elm Street at around 4:30 Sunday morning.

The woman was able to fight off the teens, and then ran to a nearby apartment screaming for someone to call 911.

The teens are described as Hispanic, between the ages of 17 and 18, and wearing black hoodies. They stole two cell phones that the woman was carrying.

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