NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance concerning the identity and whereabouts of a man wanted in connection with a string of sexual assaults in the Bronx.
All three attacks happened on the Baychester Avenue footbridge, which is located at Baychester Avenue and 222nd Street and crosses over the New England Thruway. The victims were also the same age.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
The most recent attack occurred on June 23, when a man sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman at approximately 4:10 p.m. on the footbridge. On June 4, a man attempted to sexually assault another 19-year-old woman at the same location, police said.
Police believe a third attack on the footbridge, on Sept. 18, 2010, is related. In that incident, a man sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman on the footbridge.READ MORE: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night
Police released a sketch of the suspect in the hopes that the public could help identify him.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.MORE NEWS: See It: NYPD Says Teenager Targeted For His Shoes By 2 Suspects Inside Bronx Bodega
All calls are strictly confidential.