The girl was walking in the area of East Tremont Avenue and Southern Boulevard when police said the suspect walked up to her, grabbed her and threatened to kill her if she screamed.
The 54-year-old victim was treated at a hospital for burns to her face and legs, as well as bruising to her body after she was let go, police said.
Police are looking for a man who they said attacked and robbed an elderly woman on the Upper East Side.
The hunt is on for a man wanted in connection with a purse snatching in the Bronx.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a man who was found unconscious inside of a train car at the Stillwell Ave subway stop in Coney Island.
It happened around 7:30 a.m. Saturday at a spa on Northern Boulevard.
It happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 at the Edgemere Houses on Beach Channel Drive.
It happened back on Jan. 31 inside a building near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Madison Street on the Lower East Side.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating and identifying a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place in Chinatown.
A man went on a slashing spree in Manhattan early Wednesday morning, sending four people to the hospital, police said.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a man who allegedly fondled himself in front of a woman on a Queens subway train.
The NYPD is looking for three people who allegedly stole $5 after tying up an 83-year-old woman during an armed robbery in the Bronx.
The suspect walked into the Super Taco Food Truck parked at the corner of West 96th Street and Broadway around 1:30 a.m. last Thursday, police said.
The suspect got out of his vehicle and used a homophobic slur before punching a 36-year-old man multiple times in the face, police said.
Police have released surveillance video of four men who they said raped a woman and stabbed a man during a robbery in Brooklyn.