Queens Rape Suspect Caught On Surveillance Video
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Police are on the hunt for a man who they say tried to rape a woman in Queens this past weekend.
Officials say the man, who was seen on surveillance video, grabbed a 25-year-old woman from behind Sunday night around 10:30 p.m. in Ridgewood.
They say he then pushed her to the ground and tried to rape her, but snatched her purse and ran off when the woman began screaming for help.
The suspect is described as being 25 to 35 years old, about six feet tall, weighing 210 pounds with short black hair.
Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, by texting TIP577 to CRIMES, or by going to NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.