A woman reported that a man attempted to rape her at gunpoint at 2 a.m. Sunday in a yard on the first block of Fennimore Avenue, off Bailey and Kensington avenues, Northeast District police said.

The woman sprayed the suspect with mace and fled, authorities said. The suspect was described as black man with black hair, 5-foot-3, 150 pounds and wearing a black T-shirt, dark pants and a gray baseball cap.