According to police, a 33-year-old woman was attacked in the stairwell of her apartment building in the Fordham Manor section around 7 p.m. on Jan. 8.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
The alleged attacker grabbed the woman from behind and began to unzip his pants, police said. But the woman bit his hand before the encounter escalated any further and he fled the scene.
The woman was not hurt, but was taken to the hospital for an evaluation, police said.READ MORE: Exclusive: Westchester County Officials Tout Analysis Showing Notable Drop In Crime Over Last 4 Years
Police released surveillance video of the man they are looking for from the apartment building.
The man is likely 20 to 30 years old and was last seen wearing a black winter hat, black jacket, black pants with a white stripe on each side and black shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.MORE NEWS: Iconic Fireplace Restaurant In Paramus, New Jersey Announces Sudden Closure After 65 Years
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