Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the attempted sexual assault of a woman who was followed from a Queens subway station.
The incident took place at 3:50 a.m. on July 14th.
The victim was walking away from the Queens subway station when she was grabbed by the suspect, thrown to the ground, forcibly touched, but able to escape, police said. Police declined to say where the attack took place, citing the victim's privacy.
The suspect fled on foot. He is described as being Hispanic, in his 20s and approximately 5'3" and 145 lbs.
He also has a small scar on the right side of his lip and was wearing a black Yankee baseball cap, a black and grey hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).
Police are asking for the public’s help to track down a sex assault suspect in Queens.
Authorities said the suspect followed a 35-year-old woman near 89th Street and Jamaica Avenue on Tuesday morning before he grabbed her from behind and placed her in a choke hold.
Police said that the suspect then dragged the woman into an alley, punched her repeatedly and sexually assaulted her. The incident happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday in the Woodhaven section.
The suspect is described by police as being a Hispanic or Guyanese male in his mid 20′s, approximately 5’9” tall with a medium build and short black spiky hair.
One Astoria woman fought back and got her attacker caught: