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.

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