“He just looked at me with some pretty hateful eyes. Before I knew it, a big metal bolt pipe hit me. It happened so fast, he literally flung it from the street, so he was not even close to me at all,” Glass said in a video posted to Instagram. “I wasn’t ready for it, and there’s a lot of mentally ill people on these streets right now.”
Fortunately, bystanders who witnessed the horrific assault grabbed the assailant and held him down until the authorities could arrive. He was arrested, and he is still in police custody, but they have yet to determine whether or not he is homeless or the condition of his mental state of mind. As for Glass, she appeared to be in high spirits as she reflected back on the incident via Instagram stories, reassuring her followers that she was okay and cautioning them to be safe out in public so they could avoid a similar occurrence.
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