Search on for sex assault suspect on UWS

August 31, 2010 3:58:38 AM PDT
The NYPD is trying to find the suspect in a sexual attack that occurred on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

The man is about 25 years old, about 5-foot-8 and weighing 190 pounds with short black hair.

Police say that he followed a woman into a building on Amsterdam Avenue around 3:40 a.m. Sunday.

He threw the woman to the ground and tried to sexually assault her.

When that failed, he ran from the building, heading south on Amsterdam.