Attempted sex assault in East Harlem

August 24, 2010 7:43:16 PM PDT
Police in Manhattan are searching for a man suspected of attacking a woman as she entered her apartment building in East Harlem.

The attack happened early Sunday morning.

Police believe a young man, seen in a street surveillance video, pushed open the front door to a building on East 110th Street as the victim attempted to close it.

Police say he stole money from the victim and attempted to sexually assault her.

The victim was not seriously hurt.