Police Search For Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Woman In Midtown

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday night were asking the public to help them find a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Midtown.

Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the 20-year-old victim got out of a yellow taxi cab at an unspecified address on East 58th Street, and was grabbed from behind, dragged into an alleyway and sexually assaulted, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male between the ages of 35 and 40, standing 6-foot-2 and weighing 190 pounds. He was wearing dark clothing.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, submit tips to the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) and enter TIP577.

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