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This image taken from surveillance footage on Sunday, July 28 near W. 212th St and Broadway in Manhattan. This image taken from surveillance footage on Sunday, July 28 near W. 212th St and Broadway in Manhattan.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police have released new surveillance photos of a man who attempted to rape a woman in the Inwood section of Manhattan.

The woman was walking her dog near West 212th Street when the man grabbed her from behind and tried to pull off her clothes, said police.

The 30-year-old victim was able to fight off her attacker and he fled the scene at about 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Police released a video showing the suspect approaching the woman.

He is described as black, approximately 25-30 years old, 5'11" tall and 180 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue denim shorts and a brown or red baseball cap.

Anyone with information about the attacker is asked to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577


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