Police: Man bit woman after attempted rape on Q train

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A man bit a woman on the chest after attempting to rape her on the Q train Monday evening, according to police.

Police say the 23-year-old man followed the woman, also 23, into the Prospect Park subway station around 5 p.m. They say the suspect slapped the woman's behind as she entered the turnstile.

The victim then boarded an uptown Q train and got off at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue, but the man continued to follow her onto the escalator where he tried to grab the woman by her arms.

News 12 is told that the man quickly ran away after he bit the woman.

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