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Police Searching for Man Who Attacked Woman at Knifepoint in Palmetto Bay

The victim told police the man dragged her into a grassy field and tried to rip off her shirt

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Police are looking for a man who they say attacked a woman and held her at knifepoint Wednesday in Palmetto Bay.

It happened at around 10:30 a.m. in the area of 8900 SW 168th Street, nearby a church and school, according to Miami-Dade police.

The woman told police she was approached by a man, who pointed a knife at her, dragged her into a grassy field, and tried to remove her shirt.

Police are looking for a man who they say attacked a woman and held her at knifepoint. NBC 6's Ryan Nelson reports

She was able to fight back and escape to her car to tell to report what happened to police. She had several cuts and scrapes after the attack.

The suspect was described as a tall, thin man wearing black clothing and a ski mask. He's considered armed and dangerous.

Police came to the scene and have been canvassing the area ever since. They're asking for anyone who may have seen anything or been in the area to come forward with any information.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).

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