Police search for man in connection with attempted rape

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Police are seeking the public’s help Thursday identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted rape in Brooklyn.

They say the incident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Authorities say a man snuck up behind a 36-year-old woman, pushed her to the ground and attempted to remove her underwear.

They say that woman was able to fight off the attacker and he then fled. The woman was taken to Kings County Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to call police. 

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