News Queens spa employee slapped, bitten as she resists attempted rape, NYPD says The NYPD released a surveillance image of a man they said they are seeking in connection with the assault of an employee at the Health Foot Spa on Hillside Avenue on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Photo Credit: NYPD By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Updated August 8, 2017 2:32 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man slapped and bit a spa employee after he tried to rape her last month in Jamaica, police said Monday. The man, believed to be 35 years old, posed as a customer and asked to use the restroom at the Health Foot Spa at 169-06 Hillside Ave. around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, cops said. The 49-year-old employee showed him to the restroom, but the man forced her into a room and tried to take off her clothes, according to police. When the woman resisted, the man slapped her in the face and bit her chest, police said. He then fled the building, they said. The NYPD released a surveillance image of the man on Monday. By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.