Police: Man wanted for attempted rape in Crown Heights

Police are seeking the public's assistance in finding a suspect wanted for an attempted rape in Crown Heights. Police say the male suspect tried to

Police say the male suspect tried to talk

Police say the male suspect tried to talk to a 30-year-old woman in a stairwell early Saturday morning. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - Police are seeking the public's assistance in finding a suspect wanted for an attempted rape in Crown Heights.

Police say the male suspect tried to talk to a 30-year-old woman in a stairwell at around 1 a.m. Saturday. News 12 is told he then pushed her to the ground and attempted to rape her before fleeing the scene.

Police describe the man as a 5-foot-9, 130-pound black male in his 20s. He was wearing a white T-shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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