NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD is searching for a suspect they say tried to rape a 41-year-old woman in the Jamaica section of Queens last month.

Police say the suspect approached the woman near Shore Avenue and Princeton Street with his pants down while displaying a gun.

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The suspect then allegedly demanded a sex act while grabbing the woman by the neck.

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When she screamed, police say the man grabbed her purse and left.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682), logging onto the Crime stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enterings TIP577.