NEW YORK CITY -- (WPIX) -- A Tinder meetup took a dark turn late Sunday when a man tried to rape his date at a hotel near Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.
The suspect met the 21-year-old woman through Tinder, a hook-up and dating app. When they got to a hotel room in midtown near 45th and Vanderbilt, police said the suspect immediately pulled knife on the victim and tried to rape her.
The woman, who is reportedly a star on the adult site PornHub, fought him off and managed to escape to report the crime to police. She suffered minor injuries.
NYPD detectives released video of the alleged attacker seen in the hotel hallway.
The individual is approximately 18 to 25 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 pounds, with black hair, facial hair, brown eyes and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and gray shoes.