The NYPD is asking the public's assistance in identifying the man suspected of attempted rape within the confines of the 79th Precinct.
According to police, the suspect, a black man in his 20s, standing about 6-foot and weighing approximately 170 lbs., approached a 21-year-old woman who was walking home by herself on Nov. at around 1:20 a.m. in Bed-Stuy.
The man then grabbed her and tried to rape the victim, police reported. However, the victim began to scream, a passerby intervened and the suspect ran off, cops said.
Cops said that the suspect was clean-cut and wearing a black jacket, dark pants and a winter hat with draw strings.
Police did not release information on the exact location of this attack.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.