Man robs, attempts to rape NYU student in Greenwich Village

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attack11n-1-webGREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan (PIX11) – An NYU student escaped from a man who robbed her and tried to rape her as she was walking home from a study session Monday night.

The woman was walking along Thompson Street in Greenwich Village when the man attacked her from behind.

Police say the man dragged the woman between two cars and attempted to rape her.

She was thankfully able to get away with only a few minor injuries.

The suspect then ran away with the victim’s purse.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.