BROOKLYN - Police are searching for an attempted rapist in the borough.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the home of a 21-year-old on Metropolitan Avenue at around midnight this past Sunday, and was caught on surveillance video in the area.

They say the man climbed on top of the victim while she was sleeping and tried to sexually assault her. He got away through a window after a struggle.

The suspect is described as being Hispanic, between 5 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall, and was wearing a white T-shirt with a design on the left shoulder. He was also seen with a bicycle.