Police Seek Suspect In 2 Bronx Sex Assaults
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man who they said sexually assaulted two women in separate incidents in the Bronx.
In the first incident, the suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman near East 188th Street and Lorillard Place last Thursday and forcibly touched her, police said.
The next day, police said the suspect did the same thing to a 26-year-old woman near Fairmount Place and Marmion Avenue.
No injuries were reported.
Police said the suspect fled on foot both times, but is believed to be driving a gray minivan.
The suspect is described as an Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old, between 5-feet-8-inches and 5-feet-10-inches tall, and approximately 165 to 180 pounds.
Police said he has a goatee and long hair pulled back into a ponytail.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
The public can also submit tips to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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