The New York City Police Department is seek the public's assistance in locating the following suspect who is wanted in connection with an attempted rape/robbery that occurred within the confines of the 81st Precinct. The details are as follows:
On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at approximately 2400 hours the victim, a 20 year old female, was walking in the vicinity of Madison Street & Patchen Avenue, when the suspect approached her from behind, dragged her into Reinaldo Salgado Park, threw her to the ground, punched her repeatedly and removed approximately $60 from her. The suspect then pushed the victim against a fence and sexually assaulted her before fleeing. The victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is described as 5'9", medium build with light hazel eyes and a medium skin tone. He was last seen wearing blue sweat pants and a dark hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information in regard 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.