April 9, 2012 12:00 AM
Mike Novak scared off a would-be rapist, but said Monday he is no hero.
“No, I’m just doing what I think anybody should do. Some people might hide behind a shade, not me. Not the way I was raised. Not what I stand for,” Novak told CBS 2’s John Slattery.
Because of Novak, his street in Sunnyside is a bit safer. On Sunday morning at around 5:45, as his wife, a nurse, was about to leave for work, Novak, who was in bed, heard commotion outside.
“You could hear woman’s voice, ‘get away, get away.’ Then, she started screaming, ‘help,’” Novak said.
At first thinking it might be his wife, Novak said he ran out and saw a woman being attacked by a man in the bushes, scared him off and then chased him.
“Before I could get to him, the guy jumped up "
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