The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted rape within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx / PSA 8.
The following has been reported to police.
On Saturday, March 9, 2019 at approximately 1251 hours, the individual knocked on a 83-year-old female victim’s door inside the Castlehill Housing Development. Upon the victim opening her door, he pushed himself in, struck her multiple time about her body, and attempted to rape her. Prior to fleeing, he removed the victim’s cellular phone and assorted jewelry. EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital for broken ribs and facial injuries.
The individual wanted for questioning is identified as follows.
He is 51 years of age, approximately 6’1″ and 180 lbs.
A photo of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept confidential.
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Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual has been arrested and charged on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 0215 hours:
Gary Mallette, 51
580 Castle Hill Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473