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: Third Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Inappropriate Behavior
Perez allegedly approached the 33-year-old victim from behind and started to unzip his pants.READ MORE: Long Island Rail Road Service Cuts To Take Effect Monday
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The woman was able to bite his hand, and he fled the scene, police said.MORE NEWS: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Harlem, Police Investigating
The victim was not physically harmed, but she was taken to the hospital for evaluation.