Help Identify An Attempted Rape Suspect

Published on February 13, 2022, 12:15 pm
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The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, who is wanted in connection to an attempted rape, which occurred within the confines of 9th Precinct in Manhattan.

The following has been reported to police.

On Saturday, February 12, 2022, at approximately 0500 hours, the individual approached the 23-year-old female victim inside the lobby of her apartment building, located within the vicinity of St. Mark’s Place and 1st Avenue.

The individual proceeded to sexually assault the victim and remove her purse, which contained a camera, a wallet and a credit card.

The individual then fled southbound on 1st Avenue.

The victim received treatment at an area hospital for a swollen lip and lacerations to her mouth and is in stable condition.

A surveillance video clip 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.