The man attacked a young girl in the Elevator houses on Balaklavsky Prospekt in Moscow, reports TASS.
As said in the Metropolitan Chapter of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, when the minor entered the Elevator, she saw an unknown man.
He grabbed the girl by the throat and putting her face with a knife. The assailant struck the victim who tried to resist, stab wounds to the face, but she was able to escape when the lift doors opened, and to call for help.
On the scene police arrived. During bypass of the flats they have a suspect in custody.
A law enforcement source said that the victim 17 years old, and her abuser was the 38-year-old designer, who arrived in the Russian capital from Ukraine.