Police: Man tried to sexually assault 19-year-old woman near Aqueduct Avenue

The man allegedly demanded sex for money, then attacked the teen as she tried to leave.

The man allegedly demanded sex for money, then attacked the teen as she tried to leave. (10/12/13)

THE BRONX - Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to sexually assault a 19-year-old who was waiting for an elevator.

The incident happened on Tuesday near Aqueduct Avenue and West 190th Street. Police say the suspect approached the teen and demanded sex for money. When she refused, they say he threatened to kill her if she went to police. He then allegedly attacked her when she tried to leave.

Police say the man is in his early 30s. He stands around 5 feet 8 inches tall and was wearing his hair in a ponytail.
 

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