‘NCIS’ Actress Pauley Perrette Assaulted byMan Outdoors Hollywood House

Pauley Perrette, who performs scientist Abby Sciuto on "NCIS," says a "psychotic homeless man" punched her in the face Thursday night time and vowed he would kill her.

Perrette says she was strolling from her Hollywood dwelling to a visitor home she owned when the man appeared, repeatedly threatening to kill her

It is a weird story. Perrette says she informed the man, who referred to as himself William, that he had a "stunning title" however he simply punched her once more.

She says, "I went into shock ... collapsed on the sidewalk." She says cops got here, she drew a "police sketch" of the man, who was "headed in direction of Hollywood Blvd with homicide in his eyes." Perrette says cops arrested him.

Now it will get actually bizarre. Perrette tweeted, "I'm shaken and traumatized. My home, my beloved Hollywood. My beloved homeless people who I spend my  life defending ... My life changed tonight."

She ends by writing, "We have to not stroll alone. I have to heal. I virtually died tonight."

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Perrette stated the attacker recognized himself as William, which prompted her to say “William is a lovely identify, I've a nephew named William.” Police mentioned this assertion saved her from frequently being assaulted.

After the assault, the actress says she collapsed on the street in shock of what occurred.

“I texted my pal and my buddy cop,” Perrette added. “I instantly drew a police sketch of the man who was headed in the direction of Hollywood Boulevard with homicide in his eyes.”

Perrette added she noticed a person strolling his canine close by, however he didn't cease to assist her following the assault.

CBS2’s Jasmine Viel spoke with Tony Williamson who believes he was the particular person Perrette referred to in her

“I simply saved going at that time as a result of I simply assumed it was one other homeless particular person on the market,” Williamson stated. “I ought to have gone again and mentioned, ‘What’s occurring?’ I simply made my very own assumption.”

Police mentioned Perrette’s buddy tracked down the suspect, David Merck, at a 7-Eleven comfort retailer positioned on Cahuenga Boulevard at Yucca Road.

The actress positively recognized Merck as her attacker. He was subsequently taken into custody on suspicion of creating criminal threats and felony assault.

The investigation is ongoing.

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