• Woman fights off suspected rapist with frying pan


    SHARON, Pa - Police in Mercer County say a woman fought off a suspected rapist with a frying pan.

    According to WKBN, investigators said the woman invited Anthony Prestopine, 33, to her home in Sharon.


    She told police she fell asleep, and when she woke up Prestopine forced himself on her.

    When Prestopine wouldn't leave, the woman said she hit him in the face with a frying pan, according to police.

    Prestopine is charged with rape.

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