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Washington Heights, NY-Attempted Rape
Published on Dec 29, 2013
The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance with the whereabouts and identity of the following individual wanted in connection to an attempted rape in the confines of the 33rd Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:
On Friday, December 27, 2013, at approximately 6:10 p.m., in the vicinity of Haven Ave. and W. 175th Street the suspect grabbed the victim, a 52-year-old female, from behind and attempted rape her. After the victim screamed the suspect let her go and the suspect then followed the victim to the lobby of her building and forcibly removed her cell phone. He then fled the location to parts unknown.
Suspect Description: A Hispanic male, approximately 5'10", 175 pounds who was last seen wearing black jeans, blue coat and black sneakers
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.
Address:Haven Ave. and W. 175th Street
Jan 10, 2014