Cleveland police homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the murders of three women this year.
CLEVELAND - Cleveland police released a sketch in the attempted abduction of a 50-year-old woman earlier this month.
The victim told police she was walking towards Zelma George Park on Martin Luther King Boulevard on June 9 when she was approached by a man.
The man acted like he was going to shake her hand, but instead snatched her wrist. The police report said the man, who was in his early 50s, repeatedly grabbed at the woman's wrist as she started to walk towards her home.
The 50-year-old victim said the man pointed to a vacant house and asked her to come over to party, then asked if she would walk with him to East 93rd Street. She kept refusing.
When he reached for her wrist again, the victim started screaming, "You're f---ing with the wrong b----!" According to the police report, she swung her purse, which had a padlock on it, at her attacker.
The suspect fled towards East 111th Street and Parkview Avenue.
Three women have been killed in this area since March. Twenty-year-old Jazmine Trotter was found dead under the porch of an abandoned house on East 93rd Street on March 24. That same week, Christine Malone's remains were discovered on Bessemer Avenue near East 93rd Street.
On May 28, 21-year-old mother of two Ashley Leszyeski was found near in a field near East 93rd Street and Anderson Avenue.
There are no suspects in custody in any of the three murders.
The cause of death for Cleveland mother of two Ashley Leszyeski, whose body was found on East 93rd Street, has been determined.
Women who live on Cleveland's east side are expressing their fear about a rash of violence against women that's been happening in their own backyard.
Cleveland police released a sketch in the attempted abduction of a 50-year-old woman earlier this month. It happened not far from the scenes of three unsolved murders.
Cleveland Police Department's fourth district will hold a safety meeting Monday night at 6:30 at Williams Chapel Church.
Members of Cleveland's Mt. Pleasant neighborhood are taking matters into their own hands and announced an auxiliary police station on Thursday.
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Funeral arrangements have been made for the Cleveland woman found dead on the city's east side last week.
Sources tell NewsChannel5 another woman has been attacked on Cleveland's east side. They say it happened just after midnight on Monday near East 116th Street and Continental Avenue.