Cops are looking for a man who followed a woman into a Stuyvesant Town apartment building, groped her in an elevator, then choked her as she tried to escape him Monday morning, police said.

Cops say they’ve busted the perv who stalked, choked and sexually abused a woman in a Stuyvesant Town apartment building.

Police on Tuesday arrested Melvin Collins, 36, of Brooklyn, charging him in the Monday attack.

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The 42-year-old victim was headed into a building on Ave. C near E. 20th St. at about 8:10 a.m. when Collins walked in behind someone through a locked lobby door, cops said.

Collins followed the woman into an elevator, where he choked her and tried to kiss her, cops said.

She ran out of the elevator, and Collins grabbed her and tried to pull her into a stairwell, cops said. He choked her and tried to get on top of her, but she screamed, and he bolted, police said.

Collins is charged with burglary, sexual abuse, criminal obstruction of breathing, forcible touching and assault. He awaits arraignment in Brooklyn criminal court.

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