The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached forensic artist sketch, who is wanted in connection to an attempted rape within the confines of the 13th Precinct / Transit District 2 in Manhattan.

The following has been reported to police.

On Friday, January 14, 2022, at approximately 2330 hours, the individual approached the 45-year-old female victim inside the 14th Street and 7th Avenue 1, 2, and 3 train subway station.

The individual proceeded to punch her in the arm, throw her to the floor, and attempt to rape her.

The individual fled onto a northbound train when other passengers intervened.

The victim refused medical attention.

The suspect is described as an adult male in his 20s, Black, with a thin build.

A forensic artist sketches 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.