NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man who they said attacked a teenage girl outside a bar in the Bronx in September of last year.
Surveillance video of the suspect was released late Wednesday.READ MORE: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated At Brooklyn Academy Of Music
It happened around 4 a.m. on Sept. 8, 2014.
Police said he grabbed the 17-year-old girl outside of a bar at Jerome Avenue and East 183rd Street and dragged her to a dark area. He then choked her, bit her hip and ran off, police said.READ MORE: Yonkers Police Officer Injured After Altercation With Armed Suspect
The victim was treated at a hospital and released.
Police describe the suspect as a light-skinned Hispanic man in his mid-twenties, 5’6″ tall with a thin build.MORE NEWS: Driver Being Questioned After 15-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By School Bus In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.