The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following individual in connection to a sexual assault / attempted rape from within the confines of the 34th Precinct in Manhattan.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at approximately 2020 hours, a 32-year-old female victim entered her apartment building before an unknown individual knocked on the front vestibule door. The victim opened the door, believing the individual lived in the building. As the victim began walking up the stairs, the unidentified individual grabbed her from behind and forced her outside, into a side alley. The individual attempted to remove the victim’s pants but was unable to do so. The individual then forced the victim to perform a sex act, before fleeing the area to parts unknown.

The victim was transported to Allan Pavilion Hospital, where she was treated and released.

The suspect is described as adult male, medium complexion, short close-cut dark hair, approximately 6’0″ tall, and weighing 200 lbs., with a large build.

He was last seen wearing a “Champion” baseball cap, a gray “Champion” hooded sweatshirt, gray jogging pants, black and white sneakers and a black surgical mask.

A surveillance photograph 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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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