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NYPD On Hunt For Midtown Attempted Rape Suspect

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- The NYPD is looking for a man who tried to rape a woman as she walked down a street in Midtown.

Surveillance video shows the suspect running away Saturday at around 7 a.m., near 33rd Street and Madison Avenue.

Police say the man approached the 27-year-old woman from behind and grabbed her throat with both hands. He then allegedly pushed her against a storefront gate, and pulled down his pants.

The suspect ran when the woman fought back and broke free.

She suffered a minor injury to her head.

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