Police: Man attacked woman with knife in NYC

Police: Man attacked woman with knife in NYC

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NEW YORK (AP) - Police are searching for a man who held a knife to a woman's neck and told her to undress after breaking into her New York City apartment.

Police say the man attacked the woman on Friday night at about 10 p.m. in Ozone Park, Queens. Authorities say the woman complied and took her clothes off. Police say she struggled with the suspect for the knife and was able to wrestle it away from him.

The man then took out a second knife and slashed the woman on her wrist and finger.

Police say the suspect then fled. He is described as a black male in his early 20s.

The investigation is underway.

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