QUEENS, N.Y. (WPIX) -- Police are searching for a man accused of attempting to rape a woman in the vicinity of Gates and Cypress avenues in Ridgewood, Queens Monday around 8 a.m.
The 37-year-old woman was heading home when a man approached her and followed her into her building, police said. Once they were inside, the man pushed the victim to the floor and attempted to remove her clothes, according to police.
She fought back and the suspect fled the building, cops said. The suspect is described as a man between 20 and 30 years of age.