NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities are still looking for a suspect wanted in a midday sex attack that happened Thursday.
Police have released a sketch of the individual they believe is responsible for the attempted rape, which occurred around 11:30 a.m. inside East River Park at Houston Street.READ MORE: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
The 42-year-old victim was jogging when she was thrown to the ground by the suspect, who removed her pants.
However, the suspect fled the scene when the victim fought back, police said.
The victim was taken to Beth Israel Hospital for an evaluation.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The suspect is described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic male. He was seen wearing a grey hoodie and green sweat pants during the time of the incident.
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.
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