The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, who is sought in connection to an attempted rape, that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Friday, January 08, 2021, at 1900 hours, the 33-year-old female victim was walking up the stairwell of her apartment building, located within the Fordham Manor section of the Bronx, when an unknown individual grabbed her from behind and attempted to rape her.
While the individual was attempting to unzip his pants the victim bit his right hand.
The individual then fled the location to parts unknown. The victim was not injured, but was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / North Central Bronx for evaluation.
The individual is described as an adult male, approximately in his 20s, with a thin build and light complexion.
He was last seen wearing a black winter hat, black jacket, black pants with a white stripe on the side and black shoes.
A surveillance video clip 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 strictly confidential.