Photo courtesy of the Orange County Sheriff Office.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who deputies say attempted to rape an individual near the University of Central Florida on Tuesday.

In a media advisory, deputies said the victim was walking to a bus stop when he or she was approached by an armed male behind a building within the Mission Bay Apartments complex around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday.

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said in the advisory they will not be releasing any information about the victim.

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The apartment complex is approximately 2.5 miles from UCF’s main campus.

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The victim fought back against the attacker, causing him to flee. The attacker is described as a white male in his 20s, and about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, according to the advisory.

Deputies said the suspect is of average build with no visible tattoos.

Those with information are encouraged to Crimeline.