NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in New York City are asking for the public’s assistance in their attempt to find a suspect wanted in two attempted sex assaults in Queens.
The first incident involving a 20-year-old woman occurred on Saturday, March 26 around 9:30 p.m. near Rockaway Blvd. and 158 Street.READ MORE: 2 MTA Bus Passengers Struck By Stray Bullet When Gunfire Erupts In Queens
The second attempted assault occurred around 1:50 a.m. near 135 Avenue and 220 Street, when a 24-year-old woman was attacked.
Police said in both instances, the suspect approached the victims, physically assaulted them and attempted to sexually assault them.READ MORE: Gov. Murphy Expected To Mandate Masks In New Jersey Schools This Fall For All Students K-12
Authorities have released a sketch of the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.MORE NEWS: New York State Assembly Gives Cuomo 1 Week To Defend Himself In Sexual Harassment Investigation
All calls are strictly confidential.