Police have released surveillance video of a man believed to be targeting women in a series of sexual assaults in Flushing, Queens -- and the latest attack was just this week.
The assaults, dating back to September 2010, have become a pattern, police say. In each incident, the man approaches the victim from behind and sexually assaults them, then flees.
In the latest incident on Tuesday, the suspect attacked a 24-year-old Asian woman at about 11:30 p.m. at 44-35 Colden St., according to police.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30s, about 5'5" and 140 pounds, with black hair.
From Eyewitness News:
Police in Queens are searching for a man who attempted to sexually assault two women.
In each case, the suspect approached the victims, physically assaulted them and then attempted to sexually assault them.
On Saturday, March 26th a 20-year-old woman was attacked around 9:30 p.m. on Rockaway Boulevard and 158th Street in Springfield Gardens.
In the second attack, a 24-year-old woman was targeted on Friday, April 22nd at 1:50 a.m. at 135th Avenue and 220th Street in Laurelton.
Police say the suspect is believed to be a black man between the ages of 18 and 22.