Brooklyn Teen Arrested in Attempted Rape Caught on Video | NBC New York

Brooklyn Teen Arrested in Attempted Rape Caught on Video

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    (Published Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014)

    Police say they've arrested a teenager who was caught on surveillance video trying to rape a woman in the stairwell of her Brooklyn building.

    The 16-year-old from Brownsville is facing charges of attempted rape, burglary, criminal sex act and harassment, according to the NYPD. 

    The suspect was seen on video following a woman up the stairs of her Crown Heights apartment building. He attacked her on the third floor and pushed her to the floor, but fled after a struggle, police said.

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