News Man tries to rape woman while sleeping, flees when she screamed The suspect is described as 5-feet-6-inches and about 220 pounds. Photo Credit: NYPD By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated September 11, 2014 5:35 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Police are looking for a man who tried to rape a 59-year-old woman while she slept early last week. The man, who is about 25 years old, broke into the woman's apartment on East 106th Street about 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, police said. The woman awoke to find the man pulling her ankles and trying to pull her pajama pants down, police said. She screamed and he ran out of the open living room window. The suspect is described as being about 5-foot-6 and about 220 pounds. By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.