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Police hunt suspect in Bed-Stuy rape attempt

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Police are hunting for the man who tried to rape a woman in Bedford-Stuyvesant early Friday morning.

Security cameras caught a picture of the suspect as he walked with his intended victim near her house.

Moments later, police say he grabbed the 21-year old woman and tried to rape her.

Someone walking by stopped the attack after the victim began to scream.

The man then fled the scene.

He is described as a black male in hsi 20's, 6' tall weighing 170 pounds, The suspect was clean cut wearing a black jacket, dark pants and a winter hat with draw strings.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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