NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a suspect who is wanted for an attempted rape in Brooklyn.

It happened just before 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 16.

A 21-year-old woman was walking to her house in Bedford Stuyvesant when the suspected walked up to her, police said. He then grabbed and her and tried to rape her, but fled after a passerby intervened when the woman screamed, police said.

The suspect was seen in the area on surveillance video.

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Police described the suspect as a black man in his 20s who was clean-cut wearing a black jacket, dark pants and a winter hat with draw strings.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or visit

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