NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Surveillance video captures the suspect in an attempted rape of a woman in Brooklyn.
It happened Friday at 1:50 a.m. near Shore Parkway and 13th Street in Coney Island.READ MORE: 'The Loss Of A Hero': New York Mourns Death Of 22-Year-Old NYPD Officer Jason Rivera
Police say the suspect approached the victim, 45, in the lobby of a building in the area. Surveillance video shows the suspect wrestling with the victim and trying to shove his hand down her pants.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera Fatally Shot, Officer Wilbert Mora Critically Injured Responding To Harlem Domestic Dispute
The suspect dragged the victim out of the vestibule, but took off as the woman continued to resist.
The victim suffered scratches and bruises but refused medical attention.MORE NEWS: With Tragic Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Harlem, 5 NYPD Officers Have Been Shot In January
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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.