Police have arrested a man for allegedly attempting to sexually assault an 85-year-old woman in an apartment building Thursday.
According to authorities, at around 9:30 a.m., the woman was inside the laundry room of the building on Marine Avenue and Ridge Boulevard when she was allegedly attacked by 25-year-old Mario Pope.
The woman was taken to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn and is in stable condition.
Pope was arrested later in the day. He was charged with attempted rape, burglary, sex abuse, forcible touching and unlawful imprisonment.