Police Search For Would-Be Queens Rapist Scared Off By Former Marine

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in Queens have released a sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted sexual assault who was scared off by a good Samaritan — a former Marine.

Police say the attacker is described as middle-aged and was dressed as a construction worker with salt and pepper hair and a goatee.

Police say he grabbed the woman as she was standing along the Cross-Island Parkway in Whitestone Wednesday morning.

The unidentified woman was attacked from behind, dragged across the street, over the guard rail and into the brush.

That’s when ex-Marine Brian Teichman, who was across the street, heard the woman’s screams. He shouted at the suspect who then took off through the woods.

I feel like I did what anyone else would’ve done in that position,” Teichman told CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis. ” didn’t think much, I just did it.”

The woman’s clothes were ripped and she was shaken up, but escaped a near sexual assault.

‘I’m very happy she’s okay, I’m glad everything worked out,” Teichman said.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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  1. Nick says:

    So when will the NYC prosecutors charge Mr. Teichman for assault and battery? This IS nyc. You should never ever be more than a defenseless sheep.

  2. Rob says:

    We all must be like Mr. Teichman. Under this mayor’s watch, Mr. Bloomturd, no women are safe in this city. Seems like rape is a norm everyday in NYC. So please keep an eye in your neighborhood for would-be rapists and don’t hesitate to help your fellow citizens. Thank you Mr. Teichman! We need more people like you!

  3. SHRAAD KUBBLALL says:

    THERE IS A SWAMI VIDYANANDA WHO RAPE DEVOTEES AT OUR TEMPLE IN JAMAICA QUEENS: THE AMERICA SEVASHRAM SANGHA.

    WE MUST EXPOSE THIS PREDATOR AND PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY

    CALL THE TEMPLE AT 718-523-7515 AND TELL THE ‘SEXY SWAMI VIDYANANDA’ HE MUST GIVE UP HIS WICKED WAYS!

    THIS MAN WHO CLAIM TO BE A MONK IS NOTHING BUT A RAPIST AND SHOULD BE EXPOSED FOR HIS WICKED WAYS.

    CALL THE AMERICA SEVASHRAM SANGHA AND TELL THE NASTY SWAMI TO STOP HIS WICKED WAYS

  4. Harry Havre says:

    Thank you Mr Teichman

    When anyone walks in the streets of any neighborhood keep your eyes
    open….always be aware of your surroundings

  5. Harry Havre says:

    That;s great but where is the Police presence in this area of Queens
    the 109 Precinct needs to patrol ,more often

  6. Tough on Crime says:

    Thank you Mr. Teichman! A MAN stood up to crime and a crime was prevented before it was able to get much worse. ALL honest law abiding men – Black, White, Latino, whatever need to stand and stop these yellow rat punks for destroying our city. Its time to fight back! Form community watch groups. Be strong. Be fair. Be the protectors of your domain!

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