SHARON (KDKA) – A Sharon woman used a frying pan to fend off an attacker in Mercer County.

According to police, the woman invited 33-year-old Anthony Prestopine in for a drink, but woke up and found him on top of her.

When he wouldn’t leave, the woman grabbed a frying pan and struck him in the face.

Prestopine was taken into custody and is being charged with rape.

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