Police are looking for a man they say attacked a woman and yelled racial insults Tuesday evening in Brookline, Massachusetts.
The woman told police she parked on Dean Road around 7:15 p.m. and was walking outside All Saint's Parish at the intersection with Beacon Street when a man shoved her from behind, knocking her to the ground.
The man tried to take the woman's backpack as he threatened her and shouted racial insults, police said.
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The attacker fled after the woman fought back and screamed. She waited at the church for police to arrive.
Police describe the attacker as a middle-aged black man who is about 6 feet tall with a medium build.
Anyone with information about the attack should call the Brookline Police Department.