Man offered to help woman with bags, then attempted to rape her: cops

Posted at 10:20 AM, Mar 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-20 10:20:15-04

Police need your help finding a man wanted for an attempted rape inside a Brooklyn subway station.

Cops released surveillance video of the suspect.

They say last Thursday, he offered to help a woman with her bags at the Bedford and Nostrand Avenue stop, then as they walked up the stairwell he tried to rape her.

He ran off when she screamed.

Anyone who recognizes him is urged to call police.