Jason Roberts, 35, Arrested For Attempted Rape

Published on May 05, 2020, 8:20 am
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Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 35-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, May 04, 2020, at 2120 hours, within the confines of the 5th Precinct in Manhattan.

Arrested:

Jason Roberts
1592 Jesup Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452

Charges:

  • robbery;
  • burglary;
  • attempted rape.

Jason Roberts was wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted rape within the confines of the 30th Precinct in Manhattan.

The following was reported to the police.

On Friday, May 01, 2020, at 2100 hours, in the Hamilton Heights section of Manhattan on 149th Street, a 32-year-old female was followed into her apartment building by an unidentified male. Once inside, he punched the victim in the face and attempted to remove her pants. The victim was able to fight off the male and he fled in unknown direction with her cell phone.

The victim suffered pain and bruising but refused medical attention at the scene.

Surveillance photographs of the suspect are 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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