Police are searching for a man who punched a 61-year-old woman in the face last week in Queens.

The attack happened last Wednesday night around 11 p.m. in the Jackson Heights area near 71st Street and 41st Avenue. After the attacker punched the lady he pushed her to the ground and attempted to rape her.

The woman resisted and was able to run away. She was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.

An investigation has been underway and authorities are still looking for the suspect.

 

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Source: NBC New York

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