Man, dog hold attempted sex assault suspect

January 7, 2011 10:08:04 AM PST
A Great Dane is being credited with stopping an attempted sexual assault in the Logan Square neighborhood.

A man walking his Great Dane heard a girl screaming for help Thursday in the 2800-block of North Whipple shortly before 5 p.m.

The man and the dog ran to the scene and cornered the suspect until police came.

Police have arrested 28-year-old Larry Smith of the 3700-block of South Wells. He is charged with attempted criminal sexual assault.

The girl, 14, is OK.