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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Wednesday for a man who allegedly asked a woman for sexual favors, and then choked her when she refused, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Around 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, the suspect began taking to the woman as she walked past the corner of Pacific Street and Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn, police said.

The suspect went on to ask the woman for sexual favors, but she refused, police said. At that point, the suspect choked the victim and ran off, police said.

The victim never lost consciousness, police said.

Police released a surveillance photo, and said the suspect has a scar over one eye.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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