Man Tries to Rape Woman in Sunset Park

By Alan Neuhauser on May 25, 2012 9:40am 

The man pictured above allegedly forced his way into a woman's Sunset Park apartment and attempted to rape her early Thursday morning, police said.
The man pictured above allegedly forced his way into a woman's Sunset Park apartment and attempted to rape her early Thursday morning, police said.
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BROOKLYN — Cops were searching for a man who forced his way into a woman's Sunset Park home and tried to rape her early Thursday morning, the NYPD reported.

The suspect knocked on the victim's front door at about 3 a.m., police said. When she opened the door, he forced his way in and tried to rape her.

But the man fled when the attack was interrupted by another family member.

The suspect was in his 40s, 5-foot-8 and 170 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). Members of the public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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