Police are searching for a man they say tried to rape and rob a woman in SoHo.
Police say that around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, the man approached the 20-year-old female victim between Spring and Prince Streets.
He allegedly placed her in a choke hold and tried to rape her.
The suspect ran away with the victim's bag.
The victim was taken to a local hospital with facial injuries.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.