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Surveillance Tape Released In Upper West Side Sex Assault

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman after following her into a building on the Upper West Side early Sunday morning.

Police say the suspect threw the victim to the ground and tried to sexually assault her. The alleged attack occurred at a building on Amsterdam Avenue around 3:40 a.m.

The suspect is about 25-years-old with short black hair, about 5-foot-8 and weighs 190 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers website  or text 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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