NYPD investigating Union Square bathroom attack, attempted rape

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A woman inside a bathroom in Union Square was attacked in an attempted rape Sunday night.

Around 11:15 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to Union Square Park. According to police, a 63-year-old woman was inside the bathroom when a man confronted her and demanded that she perform a sex act.

The victim and the suspect struggled and the victim bit the suspect on his left hand, cutting him. The suspect then fled. The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition and has been released.

The suspect is described as a male black, about 30, with a thin build, short hair and a long goatee. He last seen wearing a green army camouflage jacket, an orange hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and a backpack.