DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Fighting to feel safe again – that’s what some people who live and work in downtown Dallas are doing after a woman is brutally attacked in her parking garage. Now citizens want answers from police.READ MORE: Wrong Way Crash On I-30 Kills At Least One In Fort Worth
City leaders will join members of the Dallas Police Department at a public safety meeting today. The organization “Downtown Dallas” will host the meeting.
Thousands of people call downtown Dallas home. Some residents say their concerns for their safety have grown in the last six to nine months and then a woman was attacked last Thursday.
Sarah Hoff, 37, was attacked inside the parking garage of her apartment building. Police say two men followed her into the secure and gated garage, and then beat her, before stealing her car.
Hoff said, “One of them punched me once — the other like three times.”READ MORE: Plumber Finds Cache Of Money Behind Loose Toilet In Wall At Joel Osteen's Lakewood Mega-Church
Police have not caught the two suspects or made any arrests in the case.
Vu Duong lives in the area and said he isn’t surprised by last week’s attack. “One time there were these two ‘druggies’ just like walking the whole place, with their backpack. My friend got attacked one time when he got off the elevators.”
Residents are being urged to be more aware of their surroundings and not be distracted with things like – talking on the phone or texting.
Tonight’s public safety meeting is being held at the Woolworth Building on Elm Street and starts at 6 p.m.
The neighborhood association expects a packed house because many don’t feel concerns have been listened to.MORE NEWS: 4 Interceptions Including A Pick 6 Help Deliver 27-17 Victory For Cowboys Over Saints
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