Cops in Tennessee say an 18-year-old at a sleepover tried to rape his friend’s mother — who then pulled out a pistol to stop the attack.
Jordan Corter was sleeping over at a friend’s house in Arlington Sunday night, police said. Before going to sleep, the friend’s mother gathered the alcohol in the house and brought it into her room, according to a report by News Channel 3, the local CBS affiliate in Memphis.
At around 2:30 a.m., the woman was awakened in her bed by knocking on her locked bedroom door. When she opened the door, Corter forced his way inside, pushed her to the bed and put his hands inside her pajama shorts, the report says.
The woman fought back, kneeing him in the groin, before pulling out a gun. She pointed the gun at Corter’s head and told him to leave, reports Action News 5, the local NBC affiliate in Memphis.
When police went to Corter’s house to arrest him, he cried and allegedly said he should not be forgiven, police told Action News 5.
Police records show that Corter admitted he "forced the victim to do the things she didn't want to do,” the News Channel 3 report said.
The woman told police she was not penetrated during the attack. She accidentally gave herself a black eye while struggling with Corter, according to FOX13, the local FOX news affiliate in Memphis.
Corter is charged with attempted rape and sexual battery, according to online records of the Shelby County jail, where he is currently being held in lieu of $30,000 bond.
Corter’s family is defending him. At Corter's home on Tuesday, his step-grandfather told WREG that Corter is “a good kid. He just graduated high school."
However, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, which investigated the incident and arrested Corter, said in a Tuesday Facebook post: “Know who you invite into your home.”
[Photo: Shelby County Sheriff’s Department]