News Homeless man charged with trying to rape 8-year-old Bronx girl By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org November 3, 2015 12:14 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 21-year-old homeless man was charged on Tuesday with the attempted rape an 8-year-old girl last month, police said. The girl was walking into her University Heights building in the Bronx at about 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 when she was ambushed from behind. Justin Ramirez allegedly put his arms around her mouth and put his hand down the front of her pants. The girl started screaming and Ramirez ran, police said. Ramirez was charged with several offenses, including multiple counts of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. He was awaiting arraignment Tuesday and could not be reached for comment. By ALISON FOX email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.