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AURORA, Colo. -- A victim of a suspected attempted abduction is sharing her story, hoping that her honesty will stop another woman from being attacked in an Aurora apartment complex.

"I just can't take that image out of my head," said Mayra Katzenmeier, just hours after reporting her attack to police. She believes the suspect could target more women.

In an interview with KDVR, the 31-year-old victim reported that around 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning, she was attacked by an unknown man in her apartment complex parking lot near Tower Road and Hampden Avenue.

Katzenmeier explained that she fought back, and believes it was her quick thinking that helped save her life.

"I knew that kid was up to no good, I didn't think he would attack me because he was smaller than me," the mother of three said.

The suspect is described by eyewitnesses as a black male who is 5-foot-7, and has short curly hair.

Aurora police continue to investigate the incident, but have not released a sketch of the suspect.