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Rosa Cresci attacked by a cop

New York. On August 2, 1886, Rosa 'Rosie' Cresci, a pretty 16 year old who lived on 39 Mott Street with her family, became a little hero. She fought back Flood, a drunken policeman who spent his time harassing women. “"I was going to the drug store. It was about three o'clock in the afternoon. In Park Street this officer stopped me, caught me by the wrist and said, 'Where are you going?' I told him. Then he said, "I want you to meet me tonight.' I said I couldn't do such a thing (more

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