According to the NYPD, the incident took place at 1 a.m. on November 20: The victim, a 62-year-old woman, was in "the rear lobby of her building when the suspect approached her and attempted to rape her. The victim was able to fend off the suspects who fled the scene. The victim refused medical attention on scene."
Police released surveillance video, showing the suspect, who is described as 20-30 years old, about 5'5" to 5'8" tall and 150-170 pounds, and wearing, authorities say, "what appears to be, a leather jacket with the 'Batman' symbol on it."
November 20, 2015 Attempted Rape in downtown...by Gothamist
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.