Invader strangled woman by following her to her apartment in New York

NYPD is searching for an individual who followed a young woman into her Brooklyn apartment building and strangled her by attacking her from behind.

The random attack occurred near Washington Avenue and Montgomery Street in the vecindario Crown Heights around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the NYPD, which posted last night a video of the suspect.

The 26-year-old victim was entering. After a brief struggle, the victim he started screaming, causing his attacker to run away. The woman was not injured and the attacker did not steal anything from her property, reported Pix11.

No arrests have been made or suspects identified. Anyone with information should call to 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through the page or by text to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.

In a similar case, last week a walker attempted to rape a 19-year-old college student in the middle of the street as she was returning home to Brooklyn.

Days before, a passenger tried to abuse a woman inside a New York Subway car. In the middle of last month, a 21-year-old Hispanic man was arrested on suspicion of inappropriate sexual contact with a minor, the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office of NY reported.

And in September another young Latino man turned himself in to the NYPD who were looking for him for allegedly attacking a woman while she was walking on the Upper West Side, dragging her to a secluded area to try to rape her.

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