NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man accused of trying to rape a woman in the stairwell of a Bronx apartment building is now under arrest.
Fausto Perez, 33, was charged with attempted rape Friday.READ MORE: Scheifele Has Hat Trick, Jets Beat Devils
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Perez allegedly approached the 33-year-old victim from behind and started to unzip his pants.
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The woman was able to bite his hand, and he fled the scene, police said.MORE NEWS: Nets Escape Timberwolves Behind Durant's 30
The victim was not physically harmed, but she was taken to the hospital for evaluation.