NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is looking for a man they say sexually assaulted a woman in Upper Manhattan early Friday.
Police say the 19-year-old victim was entering a building near the corner of 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue when an unidentified man approached and pinned her against a wall.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
He proceeded to grab her genital area before fleeing the location in an unknown direction.READ MORE: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between 25 and 30-years-old. Police say he’s approximately 5’8″ tall and 140 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, and was last seen wearing a baseball cap, t-shirt, and jeans while carrying a knapsack, cellphone, and shopping bags.MORE NEWS: See It: NYPD Says Teenager Targeted For His Shoes By 2 Suspects Inside Bronx Bodega
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.