Sex assault suspect near Fordham caught on video

September 5, 2013 4:28:53 AM PDT
Police are searching for a man who tried to sexually assault a woman he followed into a building near Fordham University in the Bronx, and they're hoping surveillance video will lead to an arrest.

The incident happened just after 1 a.m. on August 21.

The 20-year-old woman fought back after the man grabbed her from behind and tried to assault her, and the attacker took off.

It's not clear if the woman is a student at Fordham.

The suspect is described as Hispanic male in his 30s, approximately 5-foot-7 and weighing 145 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).