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SKETCH: Suspect Sought In Inwood Sex Assault

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police are trying to find the man who they say sexually assaulted a woman while she was jogging in Inwood Hill Park.

The incident happened one week ago just before 8 a.m. Tuesday near Indian Road and West 218th Street.

The 23-year-old victim said she was grabbed from behind and fondled before the man ran away on foot.

The suspect is described as a 25-35-year-old man, approximately 5’8″ tall with a medium build and light complexion. Police said the suspect had his long, brown hair pulled back in a pony tail.  He was last seen wearing green shorts, a white tank top and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.  Tips can also
be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Website or by texting 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.