Police say the man choked a woman until she lost consciousness and then tried to rape her.READ MORE: Teacher Stephanie Edmonds On Why She's Not Getting The COVID Vaccine, Despite Mandate: 'The Hardest Decision I've Ever Made'
It happened around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday on board a northbound C train approaching the 168th Street-Broadway station.READ MORE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, Republican Candidate Jack Ciattarelli Face Off In Fiery Debate
Police say the suspect approached the 40-year-old victim and demanded her property. He allegedly slammed her into the seats, choked her out and then tried to sexually assault her.
The man dragged the woman onto the subway platform before running from the station, police said.MORE NEWS: Hispanic Heritage Month: Ponce Family Passes Down Musical Art Of Mariachi Through Generations
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.