Juan Scott, 26, of 544 East 13 Street, was arrested Monday and charged with attempted rape in the first degree, police said.
Police said the victim’s cries for help at around 4 a.m. sent the suspect down a tree as an escape route.
In surveillance video, the suspect is wearing a dark hoodie, a dark t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers and carrying a white plastic bag, perhaps filled with groceries.
The NYPD is reaching out to the public again in hopes of finding a man who they said groped two women in the area of Stuyvesant Town on Manhattan’s East Side.
Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly grabbed two women’s buttocks in the area of Stuyvesant Town on the East Side of Manhattan.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other elected officials joined tenants of Stuyvesant Town on the East Side Friday, at a rally to demand that affordable rents be preserved under a pending sale.
Police on Thursday were asking the public to help find three men in an anti-gay assault in Gramercy Park last month.
Residents said they were told that their rents will be going up on June 1, with rent increases ranging anywhere from $100 to over $900 a month.
City Councilman Dan Garodnick said postcards have been flooding in, suggesting he use a website called FlipKey.com to rent out his apartment when he’s out of town.
A police traffic enforcement agent and an FDNY employee were arrested in separate incidents this weekend — on drugs and weapons charges and for driving while intoxicated, respectively.
A New York City police sergeant stood charged with harassment Wednesday, reportedly after pestering a woman with calls and text messages.
Residents said the rink took them by surprise. It started going up about three weeks ago and they’re upset because they claim they were never notified.
It was a year ago when the ice pick robber began terrorizing women and children in the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village neighborhoods. Now, 40-year-old John Martinez has plead guilty in five of these cases.
Investigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.
Investigators said the suspect who stands about 6-feet tall and has a close-cut beard is responsible for a total of six robberies.