NEW YORK — Police are looking for a man who they said tried to rape a 20-year-old woman in Brooklyn.
The incident occurred on Church Avenue in Borough Park shortly after 5 a.m. Monday.
The suspect came up behind the woman, put one hand over her mouth and the other over her genital area before pushing her to the ground, police said.
The woman fought back and the suspect ran off, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.