By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD want your help finding the man they said tried to rape a woman in Lower Manhattan.

(credit: NYPD)

Police say the suspect started talking to a 25-year-old woman 9 p.m. Saturday on board a Manhattan-bound F train in Brooklyn. When she got off the train at Chambers Street, he continued to follow her on the street.

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Police say when they got to Franklin Street near Broadway, police say the suspect shoved the woman into the vestibule of a building and tried to tear her clothes off and sexually assault her.

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The woman fought back, and the suspect ran off.

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Anyone with any information 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