Police seek suspect in Loring Avenue attempted rape

Police are searching for a man in his late 20s in connection with an attempted rape in East New York.

Police are searching for a man in his late 20s in connection with an attempted rape in East New York. (9/4/16)

BROOKLYN - Police are searching for a man in his late 20s in connection with an attempted rape in East New York.

The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. Saturday in an apartment on Loring Avenue.

The 26-year-old victim says the suspect threw her to the ground as she walked past him in the stairwell on the third floor, assaulted her and stole $100 from her purse.

The woman was transported to Kings County Hospital.

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