The incident took place at around 2 p.m. at 78th Street and Madison Avenue.
Police told 1010 WINS the suspect had pushed his way into the woman’s apartment at 20 East 190th St. in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx at around 6 p.m. Friday.
The Good Samaritans can been seen on cell phone video jumping into the Hudson to help a woman who had apparently jumped into the water.
Neighbors joined forces in a life-saving effort this week, after an unmarked police squad car collided with a church van in New Lots, Brooklyn.
Good Samaritans helped rescue a man Monday afternoon when a fire broke out in a Washington Heights apartment building.
One man sustained a broken leg in the incident. Others suffered bumps, bruises, cuts and scratches, police said.
Sian Green was enjoying her first day in New York when the cab jumped the curb near Radio City Music Hall and plowed directly into her, severing her left foot and seriously damaging her right leg.
Tawaiian Holmes, 9, was riding her scooter on a sidewalk in Brownsville Wednesday night when she was caught up in a three-car accident.
Several strangers came to the aid of a Huntington man after a car he had jacked up and crawled under to do some work came down on top of him, Suffolk County police said.
White Plains police were urging anyone who saw what happened to give them a call.
A young man is clinging to life in White Plains after a bizarre double hit-and-run. One driver is in police custody, but police are still looking for the other.