WANTED: Attempted Rape (Queens)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an attempted rape within the confines of the 109 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at approximately 4:30 a.m. the individual approached the 27 year-old female from behind in the vicinity of Barclay Avenue and Union Street.  The individual proceeded to wrap his arms around the victim and bring her to the ground.  The individual proceeded to unbutton his pants, but the victim was able to flee.  The individual is described as follows:

  •  Male, 5’3″ to 5’6″,  130lbs to 160lbs. 

He last seen wearing a:

  •  Red plaid collared button shirt, a light colored baseball cap, dark colored jeans, a dark colored backpack, and black 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.