Leasing agent fights off attacker

Posted at 12:35 PM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-29 14:35:30-04

An apartment leasing agent attacked at work managed to grab a pair of scissors and fight back Monday.

The leasing agent told police that a man came in Monday morning around 9 a.m. The man argued with her, pulled out a Taser, turned it on and threatened her.

"The suspect also beat the agent until the agent grabbed a pair of scissors and stabbed the suspect several times," Colorado Springs police said.

The man ran away with leasing papers, a cell phone and master keys, police said.

Officers said the man ran a short distance, but officers were able to catch up to him and take him into custody.

Johnny G. London, 39, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but police said he is expected to survive and will be taken to jail when he is released from the hospital.

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