ITHACA, NY (WENY) -- Police in Ithaca are looking for the suspect in a late-night sexual assault.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. Sunday on Linden Avenue near Bool Street. That's where we're told the female victim was thrown to the ground and inappropriately touched.

Police say the victim was able to fight off her attacker and get away calling for help. 

The suspect is described as a male between 20 and 30-years-old. We're told he has an average build, with light brown hair, and was wearing a black coat.

Anyone with information is being asked to call IPD at 607-272-3245.