Police: Man dragged teen by the hair, demanded sex act inside Brooklyn subway station

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are on the hunt for a violent sexual predator who attacked a woman inside a Brooklyn subway station.

Police say the suspect approached the 19-year-old victim on the J train platform inside the Cypress Hills Station on Tuesday.

Investigators say he dragged her by the hair and demanded a sex act before trying to throw her onto the tracks.

Police say she fought back, and he ran away.

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