By Devon DolanNBC NewsMILLCREEK, Utah --
A man with a samurai sword, along with several other neighbors, helped chase away an assailant who attacked a woman he had apparently been stalking, according to police.
Just after 7 a.m., Grant Eggertsen assaulted a 35-year old woman on her doorstep by sneaking up on her, according to Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal.
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After assaulting the woman, Eggersten allegedly stole the woman's keys and tried to enter her home.
She then took the opportunity to run away, yelling for help, Hoyal said.