Monday, December 29, 2014
Report: Police searching for suspect in East 6th Street sexual assault
[Image via NBC New York]
The NYPD is looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman inside an East Sixth Street apartment building early yesterday morning.
According to NBC New York, the man allegedly followed the woman into the building at about 6 a.m. and sexually assaulted her in the stairwell. The victim was treated for minor injuries at Beth Israel.
NBC New York's report described the suspect this way: approximately 25 years old and 180 pounds with short cut hair. He was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, black bubble jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers. (The NBC report also does not list the building address or cross streets.)
Anyone with information that could help in the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You may also submit tips online.
Updated 9:18 p.m.
WABC has an interview with the victim here.