Woman attacked in East Village

Surveillance photo of suspect wanted in an attack against a woman in the East Village. (NYPD)

November 14, 2011 2:07:14 PM PST
Police are looking for a sexual predator in the East Village.

Investigators say the man captured in surveillance video followed a woman into her apartment early Sunday morning, pushed her to the ground and tried to rape her.

The attack happened along First Avenue.

The 27-year-old victim fought him off.

The suspect is a white man in his mid to late 20s, about five foot nine, 170-pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this missing is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.