NYPD: Armed Man Assaulted Woman, Stole $12 In East New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for the suspect in an attempted rape in Brooklyn.

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection to an attempted rape in Brooklyn on Sept. 10, 2020. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

It happened around 11:35 p.m. Thursday on Crystal Street near Pitkin Avenue in East New York.

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Investigators say a man with a gun approached a 38-year-old woman from behind, then assaulted her and stole $12.

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The suspect then allegedly told the victim to get on the ground and pulled down her pants, but he then ran off.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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