MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami police are looking for a man wanted in a sexual battery case in Brickell.
Police said the suspect, who was caught on surveillance video, followed a woman to an apartment building in the 1000 block of SE 1 Avenue.READ MORE: Oxygen In High Demand For Hospitalized COVID Patients And That's Starting To Create A Strain
The woman had just gotten home before 7 p.m. after jogging.
Detectives said he walked into the elevator with her and got off on her floor.
The man then followed the woman to her apartment where he tried to sexually assault her.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Employees Must Show Proof Of COVID Vaccination Or Test Weekly Starting Aug. 16
Somehow the woman fought him off.
She barricaded herself in her bedroom and then screamed for help from her balcony.
“She was very astute and did what she needed to do. She cried for help. We immediately responded and were able to get video of this suspect as he was fleeing from this area,” said police spokeswoman Kenia Fallat.MORE NEWS: Fifth Straight Day Of Cancellations & Delays For Frustrated Spirit Airlines Passengers
If you recognize this man, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.