NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are calling for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for trying to rape a woman in Queens.
The attack happened on 30th Avenue in Astoria on Feb. 23, CBS 2 reported.
Police said the young woman was walking down the street when the suspect, who was caught on surveillance video, snuck up on her, shoved her to the ground and attempted to rape her.
The victim managed to fight the man off and run away.
Police describe the suspect as Hispanic, in his early 30’s, about 5’7″, and weighing about 145 pounds.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
Check Out These Other Stories From CBSNewYork.com:
- Cuomo Calls For Investigation After Radioactive Material Found In Groundwater Below Indian Point
- Helicopter Crashes In Northern NJ, Leaves 1 Injured
- Cuomo Moves To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy In New York, Calling It ‘Fundamentally Flawed’
- Cleanup Begins As Probe Continues Into Deadly Tribeca Crane Collapse