Attempted rape at Irvine office building, surveillance video shows victim threatened at gunpoint

Surveillance video shows a man who pointed a gun at a woman working in an office building in Irvine, California on Feb. 6, 2019. The suspect later tried to rape the woman, who fought off the attacker and ran for help.
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Surveillance video shows a man who pointed a gun at a woman working in an office building in Irvine, California on Feb. 6, 2019. The suspect later tried to rape the woman, who fought off the attacker and ran for help.

Jared Gilmour is a McClatchy national reporter based in San Francisco. He covers everything from health and science to politics and crime. He studied journalism at Northwestern University and grew up in North Dakota.