NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a man they say tried to rape a teenager in Brooklyn.
It happened around 1 p.m. Sunday inside a building on Foster Avenue in Midwood.READ MORE: 'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's Death
Investigators said 31-year-old David Gonzalez first exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl in a hallway.
When the teenager tried to run away, Gonzalez allegedly grabbed her and knocked her to the ground.READ MORE: Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'
She was able to fight him off, and he ran out of the building and rode off on a moped.
The girl was not physically injured.
Gonzalez was arrested early Wednesday morning on charges of attempted rape, forcible touching and acting in a manner injurious to a child.MORE NEWS: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop
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