Police are looking for man suspected of trying to rape a woman at a midtown Manhattan bar last week.
According to the NYPD, the incident happened around 10:35 p.m. on Friday, October 3rd, at the Flaming Saddles Bar (793 9th Avenue): "The 34-year-old victim was exiting the restroom when she was confronted by the suspect who choked her until she lost consciousness, threw her to the ground and removed her underwear. The suspect was interrupted by security at the location and he fled the scene."
The Post's police source said, "Security walked over to the restroom area after noticing a man leaning over a passed-out woman, and the guy just took off when he saw them. It was pretty clear what he was going to do to her."
Here's video of the suspect, who is described as being 35-45, 5'2"-5'4", 135-155 lbs, with dreadlocks, wearing a black hat, black sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and black and white sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.