Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for allegedly choking a Queens woman during a home invasion earlier this week.
On May 16 about 3:58 p.m. the suspect — identified as a 32-year-old Asian man — entered an apartment inside a building located between Britton and Elmhurst avenues, according to authorities.
Cops added that it was not clear how the suspect gained entry through the apartment's door.
A 25-year-old woman was inside the apartment. When he entered, the suspect allegedly placed both his hands around her neck and mouth, causing pain, police said.
- PHOTOS: New art and old relics at Mickey Mouse's NYC gallery 25 Pictures
- PHOTOS: See Yes on 3 supporters react to historic transgender rights Question 3 win 11 Pictures
- PHOTOS: A look back at Queen performing in the 1970s and 1980s 22 Pictures
- All of these celebrities have had their nudes leaked 35 Pictures
- PHOTOS: A look at Idris Elba's style through the years 20 Pictures
- PHOTOS: Heidi Klum's annual Halloween party and other amazing celebrity costumes 17 Pictures
- These are the spookiest cities per capita in the U.S. 5 Pictures
- Food Network star talks pumpkin carving 1 Pictures
- Who is Alexander Edwards, Amber Rose's new boyfriend? 9 Pictures
- Is Cardi B pregnant again? This tweet has people guessing 6 Pictures
- Natural Museum's best wildlife photos of the year 5 Pictures
The man then ran away through the front door with an undetermined amount of money.
Authorities describe the man — who was caught on video entering the building through an exit door — to be of a light complexion with black hair, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, white sneakers and a gray shirt.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.