SOHO — A man tried to rape an NYU student inside the lobby of her Thompson Street building earlier this week, sources said.
The suspect grabbed the 20-year-old woman from behind as she entered the building between Spring and Prince streets at 1:15 a.m. Oct. 8, police said.
He put her in a choke hold and tried to rape her, police said.
The suspect fled with the woman’s bag. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries to her face, police said.