The 36-year-old was in a position to get into one of many toilet stalls however 40-year-old Steiner went to the stall beside her and started punching her face from the facet.
Three weeks earlier, Herron had taken self-defense courses by way of work and used these new expertise to combat her attacker.
On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Steiner was charged with second-degree tried rape. There was additionally a standing warrant for Steiner for failing to register as a intercourse offender. Steiner admitted to the police detective that he went to the lavatory with the intention of raping a girl. He’s being held on $750,000 bail.
Regardless of the traumatic ordeal, Herron has no plans to cease jogging. In truth, three days after the incident she returned to Golden Gardens Park. “That was the one thing that was motivating me … I can’t be forced by this man on this place,” Herron says. “We don’t must go down. We don’t must be quiet about it.”