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Police: Man Tried To Rape Woman Inside Miami Walmart

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - A man is facing serious charges after police said he tried to rape a woman inside a Walmart store in Miami.

Police said it happened Sunday at around 9:30 p.m. inside the Walmart on the 3200 block of NW 79th Street.

The said Jarmal Bredan Harvey, 28, of Miami Gardens, approached a woman from behind, pulled her dress up and began grabbing her.

That is when police said the victim turned and he pushed her to the ground.

The victim began screaming for help when Harvey ripped off her underwear while grabbing her, according to the arrest report.

A video that was posted on social media shows as other shoppers come to her rescue.

The video shows one man on top of Harvey as other shoppers jump in to help.

The good Samaritans held Harvey until police arrived.

Harvey was taken into custody by Miami-Dade police officers.

He is now facing sexual battery charges.

Harvey was transported to the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.

Investigators believe that there may be additional victims and are urging anyone who was victimized by Harvey to contact the Sex Crimes Investigation Unit at (305) 715-3300.

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