By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man was arrested after police say he tried to strangle a woman at a Miami-Dade bus stop.

According to investigators, it happened Sunday at the Miami-Dade transit bus stop on NW 25th Street and 38th Court, not far from Miami International Airport.

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The 26-year-old woman was waiting for a bus when Aaron Quinones reportedly approached her from behind and began to strangle her with a shoelace. When the woman tried to defend herself, he allegedly struck her several times.

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A good Samaritan stepped in to stop the attack, and Quinones fled on foot, according to police.

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Quinones was later found near the crime scene and arrested. He’s been charged with attempted felony murder.

CBSMiami.com Team