NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been arrested in connection to an attempted rape in the Bronx.
Police say 24-year-old Christopher Thompson, of Mount Vernon, was arrested late Friday night.READ MORE: Police Searching For Driver After Man Seriously Hurt In Queens Hit-And-Run
The incident happened on Aug. 14 in Mount Eden.
Thompson allegedly followed a woman into her apartment on Elliot Place, pushed her against a wall, tried to cover her mouth and attempted to rape her.READ MORE: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
The victim screamed, alerting her aunt, who then scared Thompson off.
Police say the victim suffered a laceration to her face.MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Man Punches Woman In Face After Stealing Phone In Central Park
Thompson has been charged with attempted rape.