NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York Police arrested a wanted man for an attempted rape in the Norwood section of the Bronx.
Police released a jarring surveillance video on Saturday, which they now say shows 25-year-old Michael Rosa of the Bronx grabbing a 27-year-old woman when she entered a building on East 210th Street.
It happened around 8 a.m. on June 26.
In the video, police say, Rosa threw the woman to the ground and beat her repeatedly.
Police say Rosa attempted to remove the woman’s clothing.
Police say the victim screamed and was able to defend herself from the attack, before Rosa fled the scene.
The woman was taken to the hospital and treated for bruises on her face and arms.
Rosa was charged with attempted rape, strangulation, sexual abuse, forced touching, and assault.
Anyone with information should call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or in Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a suggestion through their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.