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Man attempts to rape woman he met on Facebook at Bronx apartment: police

Posted at 5:45 AM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 11:42:58-04

CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Police are searching for the man who allegedly tried to rape a woman he met on Facebook in the Bronx.

Police are looking for Miguel Santos after he allegedly tried to rape a woman in her Bronx apartment (NYPD via Facebook)

On Mar. 8, police say Miguel Santos was invited to a woman’s residence in the vicinity of Sherman Avenue and McClellan Street in the Concourse section of the Bronx.

While the victim, 33, was in the bathroom, Santos entered and told her “You’re going to be mine,” and grabbed her, according to police.

As the victim screamed and attempted to refuse the man’s advances, her roommate approached and ordered him to stop before calling cops, authorities said. He fled the scene.

The victim was taken to North Central Bronx Hospital for treatment and observation, police said.

According to police, the victim and Santos met on Facebook and went out a few times.

Santos is described to be 20 to 30 years old, 5-feet 5-inches, and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black jeans black sneakers and carrying a black backpack.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).