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Attempted rapist allegedly broke into sleeping victim’s Greenpoint apartment

It was shortly after midnight on Sunday, September 8, when the 21-year-old woman was awoken by a man climbing on top of her and attempting to rape her. She fought back and eventually, the man fled through a window in her Greenpoint apartment. She sustained minor injuries, according to the police report she soon filed with the 90th Precinct.

Now, police are searching for a man described as a Hispanic man standing between 5’4″ and 5’7″ tall, who was last seen wearing a white T-shirt with an unidentified design on the left shoulder.

Nearby surveillance video around Metropolitan Avenue shows the man walking with a bike later that night near the woman’s apartment.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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