Investigators say the man captured in surveillance video followed a woman into her apartment early Sunday morning, pushed her to the ground and tried to rape her.
The attack happened along First Avenue.
The 27-year-old victim fought him off.
The suspect is a white man in his mid to late 20s, about five foot nine, 170-pounds.
Anyone with information in regards to this missing is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.