NORTON SHORES, Mich. (WOOD) - Seventeen-year-old Erin Westrate had the hottest ticket in townFriday night. She was off to see "New Moon," the latest film in theTwilight series. But she wasn't expecting to get bitten.
The movie, a wildly popular vampire love story, is shatteringattendance records across the nation.
During the film, which Westrate and her friend saw at CinemaCarousel Theatre in Norton Shores, her friend made a comment abouthow she would like Edward, the film's hero, to bite heranytime.
Next, the man in front of the pair started making rude sexualcomments directed at the girls. They said they wanted to changeseats but there was nowhere else to go.
When the movie was over, the man approached them and asked ifthey enjoyed the film. But suddenly, his demeanor changed.
"He got maybe two, three feet from my chair and he grabs me bythe back of my hair, pulls me backward and bites me on the neck,"Westrate said. "He didn't break the skin or anything."
The Norton Shores Police Department is looking for the man,described as white, about 45 years old and 5-feet tall with dark,spiky hair.
Police are treating this as an open assault investigation.
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