Terrifying moment Florida man strangles woman with SHOELACE in random attack at a Miami bus stop before she is saved by a Good Samaritan
- Aaron Quinones, 27, has been charged with felony attempted murder after he allegedly tried to strangle an unidentified woman, 26, with a shoelace
- The attack happened on January 2 around 11am near the Miami International Airport
- It does not appear the pair knew each other and police are currently investigating Quinones
- Quinones attempted to strangle and punched the woman repeatedly in the face when she tried to get away
- A bystander saved her by pulling Quinones off of her. He also left the scene before the police arrived
A Florida man attempted to strangle a woman at a Miami bus stop with a shoelace in a horrific random attack near the airport.
Aaron Quinones, 27, has been charged with felony attempted murder after he allegedly tried to strangle an unidentified woman, 26, at a bus stop near the Miami International Airport on January 2 around 11am.
It does not appear the pair knew each other.
The woman, who appeared to be on her phone and had luggage sitting beside her was aware that Quinones was behind her when he attack.
Video footage shows the Quinones – who appears to be going to or from the airport as he had a neck pillow resting on his backpack – quietly walking up behind her before tentatively stretching his arms out to wrap the makeshift noose around her neck.
Aaron Quinones, 27, has been charged with felony attempted murder after he allegedly tried to strangled an unidentified woman, 26, at a bus stop near the Miami International Airport on January 2 around 11am
He appeared to drag the woman to her side before climbing on top her as he tightened the makeshift noose
The woman struggled to get Quinones off of her
The woman looks back at him while he tightens his hold on her, dragging her to her side onto the bench as he climbed over her.
The pair grappled for a moment before Quinones became repeatedly punching the woman in the face as she kicks her attacker away.
The woman is saved by a bystander, wearing a green t-shirt, who approached the pair waving his arms before he pulls Quinones after her, then the video cuts out.
‘Had it not been for a Good Samaritan that stepped in that basically stopped this individual from attacking this victim, the outcome would have been way worse,’ Miami-Dade police officer Angel Rodriguez said.
Police reported Quinones ‘fled on foot’ after the bystander dragged him off the woman.
The woman was treated on scene by a Fire Rescue team and the extent of her injuries are unknown.
When she began to fight back, he punched her several times in the face
A bystander in a green shirt pulled Quinones off the woman before he fled the scene. The bystander also left the scene before authorities arrived
The bystander left the scene before police arrived and now authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.
An investigation in Quinones is still ongoing, and no motive for the attack has been shared.
He is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on a $250,000 bond.
DailyMail.com contacted the Miami-Dade Police Department for comment.
Crime is active within the country, with a total of 28 violent crimes happening within the first two days of the year and 50 non-violent crimes, according to the Miami-Dade Police.
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