NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who allegedly attempted to rape a woman in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn earlier this month.

Around 2:30 a.m. Aug. 5, the 34-year-old woman was walking near 74th Street and 20th Avenue in Brooklyn when the suspect grabbed her from behind and tried to kiss her neck, police said.

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The woman resisted and the suspect ran off, police said.

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The man was described as a light-skinned Hispanic male standing about 5 feet 5 to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with dark shoulder-length hair and thin build.

Police have released surveillance video.

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Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.