Alleged TJ Meenach Bridge attacker pleads not guilty

Alleged TJ Meenach Bridge attacker pleads not guilty

UPDATE: Atif Ado, the man accused of attacking a woman on the TJ Meenach Bridge, pleaded not guilty in court July 10. His trial has been set for September 4.

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The man accused of attacking a woman on the TJ Meenach Bridge has been appointed a public defender.

Atif Ado was supposed to be arraigned Tuesday, but the judge decided to hold off until he could be given legal advice from an attorney.

The 28-year-old is accused of attacking a woman and trying to pull her into a secluded area.

He reportedly had a fake gun.

He’s being held on a $100,000 bond and will be back in court July 10.