Man Pushes Woman to Ground, Tries to Rape Her in Brooklyn: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who tried to rape a 20-year-old woman Monday in Brooklyn.

The man approached the victim from behind around 5 a.m. on Church Avenue in Borough Park and put one hand over her mouth, the NYPD said.

He put his other hand over her genital area and pushed her to the ground, but the victim was able to push him off and he fled, police said.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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