NEW YORK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) –– Police are looking for a suspect who assaulted a 63-year-old woman in a restroom in Union Square park on Sunday afternoon.
Police say a man believed to be in in his 30s, wearing a camouflage jacket, went into the bathroom and demanded sex from the woman. She refused and then there was a struggle.READ MORE: New York Weather: Tuesday Afternoon 5/11 CBS2 Weather Headlines
The man fled after the woman bit him on the left hand. The incident occurred at approximately 1:15 p.m.READ MORE: Back For Another Round: Republican Rob Astorino To Run For New York Governor In 2022
A Bronx woman said she’s shocked something like this would happen in broad daylight, and in such a public place, 1010 WINS’ Darius Radzius reported.
“It’s really sad and unfortunate because this is daylight,” she said.MORE NEWS: Harlem Subway Push Victim Randall Weaver Describes Scary Ordeal, 'There's A Lot Of Loonies Out Here Now'
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition. The bathroom was closed for the remainder of the afternoon for police investigation.