Man Followed Woman Into Manhattan Home, Tried to Sexually Assault Her: Police

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    Police are searching for a suspect in an attempted rape on the Lower East Side the night of Monday, June 2. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. (Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014)

    Police are looking for a man they say followed a woman into her home on the Lower East Side Monday night, then tried to sexually assault her.

    The 23-year-old woman was walking into her home near 2nd Avenue just before midnight when the man allegedly followed her, lifted her dress and tried to assault her, police say.

    The victim screamed, prompting the suspect to run away. 

    Anyone who recognizes the man in the surveillance video is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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