NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Saturday were asking the public to help solve an attempted rape in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.
Around 1:20 a.m. Friday, a 21-year-old woman was walking toward her home in the neighborhood, when a suspect came up and started walking with her, police said.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Video Shows Couple Questioned About Physical Altercation In Utah, Fiancé Told Police Road Trip Created 'Emotional Strain'
The suspect then grabbed the victim and attempted to rape her, police said.
The victim screamed, and a passerby intervened, police said. The suspect fled.READ MORE: Feast Of San Gennaro Returns In Little Italy As Vendors Take COVID Precautions
The suspect, who was caught on surveillance video, is described as a black male in his 20s, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was clean-cut and wearing a black jacket, dark pants and a winter hat with draw strings.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers, at (800) 577-TIPS.MORE NEWS: Search For Suspects After Man Shot, Another Robbed While Dining Outside Philippe Restaurant On Upper East Side
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