Police: Woman fends off attacker in Harlem

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HARLEM -

New video shows a woman fighting off a possible would-be rapist.

The incident occurred Saturday around East 128th Street and 5th Avenue in Harlem.

Police tell News 12 the man walked into the woman's lobby and grabbed her by the throat. The woman was able to fight him off before he fled.

The suspect was last seen running eastbound on 128th Street toward Madison Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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