NEW YORK (CBS 2) – A violent attack in midtown has police searching for suspect wanted for attempted rape.
Police say a man seen in a surveillance picture wearing an orange shirt, orange pants and white shoes, attacked a woman near 8th Avenue and 35th Street early Friday morning.
Police say the suspect, described as 6-foot-5 and about 300 pounds, tried to speak with the woman, then grabbed her arm, threw her on the ground a tried to rape her.
The woman managed to free herself and got away in a cab.
If you have any information, call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.