NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man who stalked a woman from Brooklyn to Manhattan and bit her during an attempted sexual assault.
Early Monday evening, a 23-year-old woman was followed by a stranger at the Prospect Park subway station. Police said he slapped her buttocks as she entered a turnstile, and followed her onto an uptown Q train before exiting with the woman at 34th Street and Sixth Ave.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect Stole $50,000 From 89-Year-Old Man During Queens Home Invasion
Police said the man continued to follow the woman down an escalator, grabbing her by the arms, and then biting her during a brief struggle.READ MORE: New Pop-Up COVID Vaccination Sites Open Across New York, Signs Of Normalcy Returning To City
The suspect fled in an unknown direction, and the victim refused medical attention.
Police have described the suspect as a black male, 23-years-old, 6’0″, 135-lbs, with brown eyes, and a bald head. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, yellow shorts, black socks, and white sneakers.MORE NEWS: Brooklyn Couple Hospitalized After Stabbing In Bushwick, Police Investigating
Anyone with information in regards to this incident has been asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS(8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) and entering TIP577.