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Woman Fights Off Would-Be Rapist in Greenpoint, Police Say

By Serena Dai | September 29, 2014 11:26am
Greenpoint Attempted Rape
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GREENPOINT — A 25-year-old woman fought off a would-be rapist early Sunday in Greenpoint, police said.

The man approached the woman from behind at the corner of Morgan Avenue and Driggs Street shortly before 3 a.m., police said.

He pushed her against a wall and attempted to rape her, police said. She struggled, and he ran off, police said.

The man was last seen wearing a T-shirt, jeans and running shoes.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).