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Man attempts to rape woman, slaps and bites her at Queens foot spa: police

Posted at 6:54 AM, Aug 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-08 06:54:53-04

JAMAICA, Queens — A man is being sought Tuesday for attempting to rape a woman, as well as slapping her face and biting her chest at a Queens foot spa, according to police.

Police released an image of a man sought for attempted rape in Queens on July 9, 2017. (NYPD)

The incident happened at Health Foot Spa, on Hillside Avenue near 169th Street, bordering Jamaica and Jamaica Hills, Sunday, July 9, around 10:30 p.m., police said.

The man pretended to be a customer and asked to use the restroom when the woman, 49, walked him to the area, according to police.

That’s when he allegedly forced her into a room and attempted to remove her clothing. When she resisted, police said he slapped her face and bit her chest.

The man then fled and is now being sought for attempted rape, police said.

He is described as being about 35 years old, with a mustache. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and dark-colored pants.

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