NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man in connection with two attempted rapes in the Bronx last month.
In both incidents, police said the suspect followed the female victims as they walked down the street, grabbed them and pushed them up against a wall before trying to take off their clothes.
The first incident occurred around 12:20 a.m. on May 6 near Marmion Avenue and East 179th Street.
The second incident occurred at 9:45 p.m. Thursday near East Tremont Avenue and Prospect Avenue.
Police have released a sketch of the suspect, who is described as a black man in his 20s with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with a blue baseball cap turned backwards on his head.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.