On Wednesday, October 26, at approximately 12:00pm, a man attempted to rape a 77-year-old woman while she was at work. The victim struggled with the suspect and the suspect fled the location.
The suspect is described as a black male, between 25-30 years old, 5'06"-5'10" and 160-180 lbs. He was wearing a blue and white multi-colored button down shirt, a black three-quarter-length jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers with white soles and a black baseball cap with white lettering.
The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance with the whereabouts and identity of the individual wanted in connection to this attempted rape in the confines of the 79 Precinct (see video).
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.