NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a Manhattan sex assault suspect who they say violently attacked a woman last Friday.
The suspect entered a business at 85 Washington Place in Greenwich Village and repeatedly struck the 41-year-old victim in the body and face until she went unconscious, police said.
He then sexually assaulted her, authorities said.
The suspect also removed property from the location before fleeing on foot. The victim was taken to Beth Israel Medical Center in stable condition.
Authorities said the suspect is a black or Hispanic man, between 20 to 25 years old, approximately 6-foot with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark Kangol-style cap, dark T-shirt, camouflage shorts and a backpack.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.