MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man was arrested for allegedly trying to sexually assault a woman inside an art gallery in Wynwood.
According to an arrest report, Jose Antonio Figueroa entered an art gallery on Northwest 2nd Avenue, locked the door behind him and walked towards one of the employees.READ MORE: 'Primary Goal Is Active Shooter Response': Miami-Dade Police Priority Response Team Trains For Whatever Comes Its Way
The employee asked him to leave and that’s when police say Figueroa pointed a box cutter at her, led her to the back of the gallery and demanded sex.
Police say she tried to push him away.READ MORE: Rojas Homers And Gets 3 Hits As Marlins Beat Nationals 5-1
A witness, walking by, told police he saw the incident and heard the victim scream for help and chased after Figueroa until an officer caught him.
Figueroa faces multiple charges including kidnapping, armed robbery, and petty theft.MORE NEWS: Companies Ask For Rate Hikes In Virtual Hearings With Florida’s Office Of Insurance Regulation
He was being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.