A disturbing video is going viral, which appears to show a homeless man raping a 25 year old woman on the subway in the wealthy Upper East Side of Manhattan.
MTO News has obtained the video, which shows a man pushing a 25-year-old woman to the ground and attempting to rape her in broad daylight in New York City
The horrific attack took place at the Q train subway station at Lexington Avenue and East 63 Street around 11am on Saturday.
According to police, the woman was waiting for the train when the homeless man approached her and pushed her to the ground.
'The individual then climbed on top of the female and attempted to rape her, but he stopped when a crowd of bystanders formed,' New York Police said.
Here are some screenshots from the video:
Videos were taken by witnesses and show the man on top of the woman on the ground.
The woman was reportedly heard screaming and bystanders yelled and shouted at the suspect to get off of her.
Police were called to the scene and the assailant ran away.
The victim suffered minor injuries to her body but refused medical attention.
Police are still looking for the suspect, who was last seen wearing sunglasses, a black long sleeve shirt, dark cargo pants and brown shoes.