Multiple readers have reported a strong police presence this morning on East Eighth Street between Avenue B and Avenue C. The police have two buildings in the middle of the block cordoned off...
A detective on the scene told a resident that someone assaulted a woman on the sidewalk earlier this morning.
More information as it becomes available.
Updated ... Per a reader:
Details are still a little sketchy but word is that a woman, possibly passed out on the street, was sexually assaulted early this morning. Someone walked out of their building, saw it happening, and called the NYPD. They arrived fairly quickly and apparently the suspect was caught. The health of the victim is unknown.