Seth Roman, 20, Arrested For Attempted Rape

Published on September 15, 2020, 1:22 am
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It was reported to police that on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at approximately 2335 hours, in front of 164 Crystal Street, a 38-year-old female was approached from behind by a male with a firearm.

The male assaulted the female and removed $12 from her. He then told her to get on the ground and he pulled down her pants.

After a brief verbal exchange between the male and the victim, the male fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Following an undergoing investigation, the following 20-year-old male was arrested and charged.


Seth Roman
2802 Olinville Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467


  • attempted rape;
  • Rrobbery
  • criminal Ppossession of a weapon
  • sexual abuse
  • forcible touching;
  • menacing.

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 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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