A man has been arrested and charged in the attempted rape of an international college student as she walked home from a Halloween party in Queens.
Police were searching Saturday for a man they said attacked and tried to rape a woman in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
The suspect apparently followed the victim after she got off the bus and ambushed her on the corner of 152nd Street and Melbourne Avenue in Flushing, investigators said.
A 20-year-old NYU student was walking on Thompson Street between Prince and Spring, about half a mile from the school’s campus, when police said a man walked up to her and attacked.
The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.
A 39-year-old woman was walking into her building when the suspect pushed her to the floor and then tried to rape her, police said.
Police on Wednesday released a sketch of a suspect who allegedly tried to sexually assault a 10-year-old girl as she headed to school in Queens this week.
Police on Tuesday were asking from help from the public in finding a suspect in an attempted rape in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
The 22-year-old victim was sleeping in her family’s Long Island City home when she was targeted by the 30-year-old suspect, according to police.
The suspect grabbed the pregnant 30-year-old woman from behind and tried to take off her clothes around 7 a.m. Sunday near West 212th Street in Inwood, police said.
Police are looking for a man who they say tried to rape a 30-year-old woman as she walked her dog in upper Manhattan over the weekend.
Police on Saturday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a suspect in an attempted rape and robbery in Brooklyn.
Peter Ciollo, 29, was arrested around 6 p.m. Wednesday on Staten Island, police said.
A Bronx woman said she was fast asleep in her bed, only to wake up and find a man on top of her trying to rape her. CBS 2’s Alice Gainer spoke with her about the frightening encounter.
It happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday as a 30-year-old woman was walking along the jogging path at 64th Street and West Drive, police said.