A man is in jail in Owensboro after police say he tried to rape a 31 year old woman early Tuesday morning. Diego Perez allegedly pushed the woman into his apartment, locked the door, and tried to rape her. Soon after, one of Perez's friends knocked on the door. Police say the suspect opened the door and the woman escaped. She called police and they arrested Perez. He is at the Daviess County Correctional facility, charged with attempted first degree rape. That is a class C felony.