Police Search For Man Behind Alleged Manhattan Rape Attempt
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The New York City Police Department is searching for a man who they say attempted to rape a woman at gunpoint in Harlem.
Police say the man approached the 22-year-old victim last Sunday near West 118th Street and Lenox Avenue at around 7 p.m.
He allegedly threw her to the ground and attempted to rape her.
A passerby intervened and the man ran off.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.