WANTED: Attempted Rape (Manhattan)

 

********** UPDATE 3/25/17****************************

 Pursuant to the above ongoing active investigation the following individual has been arrested and charged:

 Arrested:

  • Adames, Robert
  • 41-year-old, male
  • undomiciled

 Charges:

  • Attempted Rape
  • Sex Motivated Burglary
  • Forcible Touching
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Criminal Trespass

**************Update 3-8-17 ***************

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual is a person of interest wanted for questioning in regards to the above incident:

  • Adams, Robert
  • 41-year-old male

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 (74782).  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.

All calls are kept strictly confidential.

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to attempted rape which occurred within the confines of the 7 Precinct.  Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on March 3, 2017 at 12:20 a.m. an unidentified individual followed a female victim to her residence, located in the vicinity of Norfolk Street and Rivington Street, where shoved thorough the door and groped her. He then attempted to remove her clothing but the victim resisted and the male fled out of the building to parts unknown.

He is described as a:

  • Male Hispanic, or light skin male black, 28 to 34 years of age, 5′.10″ to 6′, 170 to 180lbs.
  • Last seen wearing a brown waist length jacket, and black jeans.

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 (74782).  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.

 All calls are strictly confidential.