WANTED: Attempted Sexual Assault (Bronx)

The New York Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying an individual depicted in the attached surveillance video who is wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted sexual assault incident which occurred within the confines of the 47th Precinct. The details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at approximately 3:43 p.m. inside a Walgreens located at 4401 White Plains Road, a 50-year-old female victim was approached by an unidentified male as she was exiting a single occupancy unisex bathroom. The male pushed the victim back inside, pushed her to the ground and covered her mouth and attempted to remove her pants.  A store employee heard the victim’s screams for help and pulled the male off the victim. The male suspect fled the location on foot northbound on White Plains Road.  The victim was treated at Jacobi Hospital.

Individual is described as a:

  •  Male black who is 30-35 years old, 6’2″, 180lbs and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, white t-shirt, blue jeans and black and white sneakers.

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.