Man offers woman ride; tries to assault her

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

A man is behind bars after picking up a woman in his van and trying to sexually assault her. 

Lincoln Police arrested 38-year-old Andre Dixon for attempted first degree assault. They say he came up to a 26-year-old woman walking near 11th and C at a little after 10 o’clock last night, and offered her a ride. Police say the woman was cold, so she accepted.

They say once she was in the van, Dixon tried to sexually assault her. They say she managed to get out near 14th and F and ran to safety.