By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to track down a man they say broke into a woman’s apartment while she was sleeping.

The suspect allegedly robbed the 31-year-old victim and tried to sexually assault her.

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It happened around 12:45 a.m. Friday near West 4th Street and 8th Avenue in the West Village.

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Police said the man demanded money, which the woman handed over.

He then tried to assault her, but she fought back, and he fled, police said.

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Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team