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Attempted Rape in the East Village: Have You Seen This Suspect?


Cops are looking for a man who allegedly followed a 27-year-old woman into her apartment on First Avenue at 3 a.m. this Sunday
, threw her to the ground, and tried to rape her. She fought him off and he ran, but the surveillance video gives a good look at him.

Police describe him as between 25 and 30 years old, 5 foot 9, and 170 pounds. If you’ve seen him or have any information about Sunday’s attack, call NYPD Crime Stoppers, 800-577-TIPS.

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