Teen arrested for attempted rape near City Hall

April 18, 2013 6:12:51 PM PDT
Police arrested a teenager for an attempted rape near New York City Hall.

17-year-old Amauri Azcona of Brooklyn faces charges including sexual abuse, assault and strangulation.

Police say he followed a woman into an alley near Park Row and Beekman Street Sunday morning where he threw her to the ground and tried to rape her.

She was taken to the hospital with bruises on her neck.