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Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 20-Year-Old Woman On Queens Street Corner

Anyone With Information Is Asked To Call Crime Stoppers At (800) 577-TIPS
Queens Rape Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Queens Rape Suspect (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in Queens.

The incident occurred shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday at 98th Street and 97th Avenue in Richmond Hill.

Police said the suspect gave a 20-year-old woman a ride and when she got out of the car, he also stepped out of the vehicle and chased her to the corner of the street where he sexually assaulted her.

Police have released a sketch and surveillance image of the suspect who is described as a black man in his 20s with a stocky build. He was last seen wearing a blue and white shirt and blue jeans.

Surveillance image of a man wanted in connection with a Queens sex assault (credit: NYPD)

Surveillance image of a man wanted in connection with a Queens sex assault (credit: NYPD)

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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