When he got there the man had punched his daughter almost unconscious, was on top of her and tearing at her clothes after dragging her from the side of the road into undergrowth.
The 57-year-old raced to save his daughter after she called him to say she was being followed
He then held him down with his body while calling police and an ambulance on his mobile phone.
The 23-year-old was attack while she walked home after not being abel to find a taxi
This man in a hero
The 23-year-old had been to a disco with friends the previous evening, could not find a cab at 5.30am on Sunday morning to get home so began the two mile walk to the house she lives in with her parents.
The dad pulled the drunken attacker of his daughter and pinned him down while calling the police
Her attacker, 23, is understood to live in an asylum seekers’ home in Kleve.
“This man in a hero,” said police. “He saved his own daughter from something terrible happening to her.”