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Arrest in East Village attempted rape

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
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Surveillance photo of suspect wanted in an attack against a woman in the East Village. (WABC Photo / NYPD)

Police arrested a man in connection with the attempted rape in the East Village.

35-year-old Imre Meszesan was arrested on charges of Attempted Rape and Burglary.

Investigators say that Meszesan is the man captured in surveillance video following a woman into her apartment early Sunday morning.

He's accused of pushing her to the ground and trying to rape her.

The attack happened along First Avenue.

The 27-year-old victim fought him off.

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