Police: Suspect Sought In Queens Sex Assault
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have released a surveillance photo and a sketch of a suspect who they say is wanted in a sex assault of a woman in Queens.
It happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday on Queens Boulevard and 76th Road in Forest Hills.
Police said the suspect followed a 47-year-old woman into her building, grabbed her from behind and sexually abused her. He then threw her to the ground before running off, police said.
The woman suffered minor injuries to her right arm and knee and was treated at Elmhurst General Hospital, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
Check Out These Other Stories From CBSNewYork.com:
- Seen At 11: Apps Are Changing How Consumers Tip
- Protesters Burn American Flag In Fort Greene Park; Opponents Rush In
- 21-Year-Old Woman Killed By Falling Tree In New Jersey After Powerful Storms
- Mother, Child Killed, 4 Others Injured In Crash In Bayside, In Queens