News Lamar Atell, Bronx teen, charged in attempted rape of 27-year-old woman, police say An NYPD patrol car is seen in this undated photo. Photo Credit: iStock By JAMIE REYSEN September 30, 2015 12:55 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email A Bronx teen who choked a 27-year-old woman during an attempted rape this summer has been arrested, authorities said. Police charged 15-year-old Lamar Atell on Tuesday with first-degree attempted rape in connection with the Aug. 24 incident. Authorities say the teen followed the victim to the fourth-floor landing of her Andrews Avenue home at around 11:30 a.m., then choked her and kissed her on the lips. He then allegedly touched her body and pulled her hair during a struggle before fleeing. recommended reading Major crime in NYC by borough The victim refused medical attention at the scene, police said. By JAMIE REYSEN Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.