BROOKLYN - A woman was attacked by a naked man while walking home in Mill Basin, officials say.

Investigators say the incident happened late Monday night near East 55th St. and Avenue J.

Police say the suspect approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck and threw her to the ground. They say he then forcibly touched her.

Police also say the victim was able to free herself and run from the man.

Officials say the man is between 25 and 30 years old and has a thin build.