Woman says man tried to rape her at Orlando hotel

Attack occurred near Universal Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - A man attempted to rape a woman at a hotel in the Orlando tourist district, according to police.

The attack happened Wednesday night at the Days Inn off Caravan Court near Universal Orlando.

The woman said she was switching to a larger room when a man who said he was a motel guest offered to help her move her luggage, and showed her a few photos from his iPhone, according to the report. When she opened door to put in suitcase, he forced her in and pushed her to the floor, police said.

The victim told police she started screaming and the man went to grab her purse before running out.

Orlando police said the woman, a 22-year-old Brazilian tourist, suffered minor injuries to her arm.

The attacker is described as a black man, 5 feet 8 inches tall and was wearing a gray T-shirt, dark shorts and a baseball cap.

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