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Police officials they are conducting a search for a man who tried to rape a woman in the East Village.

Over the weekend, a man was caught on a surveillance camera following a woman into the lobby of her apartment on First Avenue Sunday Morning, according to NY1.

The man then allegedly tried to rape the woman. 

The suspect is between 25 and 30 years old, approximately 5'9'' and about 170 pounds.

Police encourage anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS.