Saturday, July 27, 2019

[Updated] NYPD looking for suspect who forced his way into woman's apartment near 12th and A

The NYPD is searching for a suspect, shown in the above clip, who reportedly followed a 21-year-old woman into her building early Friday morning before forcing his way into her apartment located near Avenue A and East 12th Street.


Updated 8/2: Police ID'd the suspect as Tyler Lockett.


Per the Post:

He continued behind her as she went to her apartment door — where he forced his way inside and pushed the woman to the ground.

“Shut up,” he told her as he tried to cover her mouth, cops said.

He ran off shortly thereafter when he saw the victim’s roommate.

Here's more via the NYPD alert:

He was last seen fleeing on foot in the vicinity of 11 street and 1 Avenue. There were no reported injuries or property taken as a result of the incident.

The individual is described as an adult male Black, slim build, brown eyes, beard and short black afro-hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweat jacket, black pants, a white t-shirt, black sneakers and carrying a black backpack.

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 8/5

The NYPD made an arrest...

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