On Saturday, May 30, 2020, at approximately 0430 hours, the following individual entered a residential building located in the vicinity of Vyse Avenue and Freeman Street within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx by breaking a window.
Once inside, the individual laid on top of a 15-year-old female victim, who was asleep in bed and attempted to rape her.
The victim woke up and screamed, alerting the victim’s mother, who intervened and chased the individual out of the residence, resulting in the individual fleeing the location in an unknown direction.
The victim did not sustain any injuries.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual was arrested on October 03, 2020, at 0838 hours.
- attempted rape;
- sexual abuse;
- forcible touching.
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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.