Man Sought In Attack Of Elderly Woman Inside Miami Beach Building

Detectives say the attack took place on Saturday, March 20, at 6:50 p.m. in a building located near 38 Street and Collins Avenue. Read more:

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LAURA PASTRANA: New at 5:00, Miami Beach police need your help finding the man they say attacked an elderly woman. These are surveillance photos released by the police department.

And they say the attack happened Saturday night at the victim's apartment near 38th Street and Collins Avenue. The victim told police she got into the elevator, where the man was waiting. She told police he got out on the same floor as her. When the victim questioned him, she says that's when he grabbed her and tried to kiss her.

ERNESTO RODRIGUEZ: She starts screaming for help. Thankfully, a neighbor comes out. The suspect is spooked. He stops, but nonchalantly just walks away takes the stairwell and exits the building.

LAURA PASTRANA: Police say the victim did not know the man, and he does not live in the same building. If you recognize him, call police.