NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a man they say threw an 82-year-old woman to the ground, tore her clothes off and tried to rape her.

Police say this man is suspected of trying to rape an 82-year-old woman in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

It happened on Sept. 21 at around 5 p.m. near Courtlandt Avenue and East 150th Street in the Bronx.

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Police say the suspect ran off on East 150th Street and Morris Avenue.

He’s described as approximately 35, 5’10”, 190 pounds with brown eyes and a heavy build. He was last seen with a white tank top, gray sweatpants, black and white shoes, black baseball hat and carrying a red and black bookbag.

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Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip by clicking here or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.

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