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.
Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in an attempted rape and robbery in Harlem.
A 22-year-old woman was walking on 30th Avenue in Astoria around 3:25 a.m. Sunday when the suspect approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground, police said.
Police on Tuesday quickly caught a suspect in an attempted rape in East Harlem, after he tried to escape when a neighbor confronted him.
Kalief Jackson faces robbery, burglary, sex abuse and attempted rape charges in connection with the attacks that occurred between Jan. 15 and Jan. 19, police said.
Police on Monday were asking the public to help find a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in East Harlem this past weekend.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Police released surveillance video on Saturday night, that shows a man wanted in connection with an attack that took place near West 175th Street on Friday night.
A man arrested this past weekend was linked to a sexual assault in which he allegedly posed as a good Samaritan returning a woman’s wallet.
A man has been arrested and charged in an attempted rape in an apartment on the East Side of Manhattan.
A man has been arrested and charged in the attempted rape of an international college student as she walked home from a Halloween party in Queens.
Police were searching Saturday for a man they said attacked and tried to rape a woman in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
The suspect apparently followed the victim after she got off the bus and ambushed her on the corner of 152nd Street and Melbourne Avenue in Flushing, investigators said.
A 20-year-old NYU student was walking on Thompson Street between Prince and Spring, about half a mile from the school’s campus, when police said a man walked up to her and attacked.
The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.