NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is looking for a man who tried to rape a woman as she walked down a street in Midtown.
Surveillance video shows the suspect running away Saturday at around 7 a.m., near 33rd Street and Madison Avenue.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
Police say the man approached the 27-year-old woman from behind and grabbed her throat with both hands. He then allegedly pushed her against a storefront gate, and pulled down his pants.READ MORE: With Just 5 Days Until The Democratic Mayoral Primary Election, Candidates Bring Out Stars And Celebs
The suspect ran when the woman fought back and broke free.MORE NEWS: Long Island School Staffers Honored For Protecting Children When Alleged Drunk Driver Drove Onto School Field
She suffered a minor injury to her head.