Reward Offered in Williamsburg Attempted Rape Case

The victim awoke as the suspect was trying to rape her and fought back

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    Police are looking for a suspect who broke into a 21-year-old Brooklyn woman's home over the weekend and tried to rape her while she was sleeping. Rob Schmitt has the story.

    Police are offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who tried to rape a woman sleeping in her Brooklyn home Sunday night.
    The man allegedly forced his way into the woman's home near Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday and climbed on top of her.

    The victim woke up as the man was trying to rape her and fought back. They struggled, and the intruder darted out a window.

    Surveillance video shows the man believed to be the suspect heading down the street, wheeling a bicycle, and looking behind him as if to see if he's being pursued.

    The woman had minor injuries.

    Surveillance Video: Suspect Sought in Rape Attempt on Sleeping Brooklyn Woman

    [NY] Surveillance Video: Suspect Sought in Rape Attempt on Sleeping Brooklyn Woman
    Police are looking for a suspect who broke into a 21-year-old Brooklyn woman's home over the weekend and tried to rape her while she was sleeping.

    Anyone with information about the rape attempt is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  

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