Monday, November 14, 2011

Media arrive on First Avenue to cover attempted rape story

EV Grieve reader Joe notes the arrival of six media trucks this afternoon on First Avenue near 12th Street... the location of an attempted rape early yesterday morning.

According to multiple reports, police said the suspect followed a 27-year-old woman into her building at about 3 a.m., pushed her to the ground and attempted to rape her. The victim fought him off and he fled the scene.

Police describe the suspect as being between 25 and 30 years old, about 5-9 and 170 pounds.

Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, by texting TIP577 to CRIMES, or by going to


Anonymous said...

They need to keep up . The story was on NY 1 all morning!

dmbream said...

Some residents believe the suspect is a local.