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Police are seeking a suspect in an attempted Woodside burglary.

A woman coming home to her Woodside apartment Thursday night was attacked by a man who punched her in the head and tried to burglarize her, police said.

The suspect approached the 65-year-old victim about 6 p.m. on Jan. 30 as she was entering her home near 50th Street and 43rd Avenue, according to the NYPD. Once inside her apartment, the suspect threw her to the ground, punching her in her head. The suspect fled on fled on foot without taking any property, police said.

The victim sustained bruising and swelling to her lip.

Police describe the suspect as a white man with light colored hair, approximately 50 to 60 years old and 170 to 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, dark clothing, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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