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PD: Man detained for assaulting woman near Phoenix library

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Posted at 6:36 PM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-20 00:37:31-04

A passerby is credited with intervening to stop an assault near a Phoenix library Friday night.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Vince Lewis said officers detained the suspect near the Burton Barr Library at Central and Culver Street around 6 p.m. for assaulting the female victim.

A Department of Public Safety officer also responded to assist.

Lewis said there were no reports of injuries.