Virginia Mulcahy rescued Lynn Joy from assault, New York, New York, March 1, 1968. Miss Joy, 21, was in a sidewalk telephone booth with her back to the open door when a man approached and jabbed her in the back with an ice pick. Miss Mulcahy, 23, secretary, a friend of Miss Joy, was about eight feet away and saw the man at the door of the booth but did not notice the ice pick. She ran to the assailant and sought to grab his hand. Turning from Miss Joy, the man threw Miss Mulcahy to the sidewalk and stabbed her in the arm. Michael Bumbera, who was across the street, heard screams and saw the man crouching over Miss Mulcahy, but he did not see the ice pick. Yelling, Bumbera ran across the street. The assailant left Miss Mulcahy and moved to Bumbera, who kicked him. The man stabbed Bumbera in the chest, knocking him down, and then started to run away. He was overtaken by Anton Pastier, who had emerged from a building across the street. The assailant stabbed Pastier in the abdomen and continued fleeing. Bumbera, Pastier, and two other men pursued the assailant and cornered him. He dropped the ice pick and surrendered. Miss Joy, Miss Mulcahy, Bumbera, and Pastier recovered from their wounds.
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