Video captures man who choked woman during home invasion: NYPD - Metro US

Video captures man who choked woman during home invasion: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for this man they say attacked a woman inside her Queens home

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.

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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.

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