Woman fights off man who climbed her fire escape to allegedly rape her

Police are searching for a man who allegedly went inside a woman's Brooklyn apartment, exposed himself and attempted to rape her on Saturday.

Detectives from the NYPD's special victims unit say a man climbed a fire escape and got into a bedroom on the third floor of the woman's apartment, according to WPIX.

He reportedly exposed himself and tried to get in bed with the victim until she screamed for help and he ran out the front door, police said.

Authorities are looking into the incident as an attempted rape.

The victim was a 30-year-old woman who remains unnamed. She was not injured in the incident.

[H/T WPIX]

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