The NYPD is looking for a suspect involved in the attempted rape of a woman who was walking from a grocery store in the Crotona Park section of the Bronx on Aug. 8.
Authorities say that at approximately 4:40 a.m., a 33-year-old woman was accosted by an unknown individual at the southeast corner of East 172 Street and Seabury Place, before being grabbed and pushed against a tree.
The suspect — described as a 25-year-old male, with brown eyes, dark complexion and a thin build at approximately 170 pounds. — tried to forcibly remove the victim’s clothing before the woman put up a fight.
The suspect then punched the victim in the face multiple times before fleeing on foot. The individual was last seen wearing dark-colored pants, a light-colored camouflage hood jacket, a purple latex glove, a surgical mask and black sneakers.