Police Hunt Suspect in East Village Attempted Rape | NBC New York
Complete post (in the interest of public safety):
Police are looking for a man they say attempted to rape a woman in the East Village early Sunday morning.
Authorities said the suspect followed the 27-year-old victim into her building on 1st Avenue 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 released surveillance video of the suspect, shown above.
Screen captures of the suspect:
And local resident @GinGypsy writes on Twitter:
E.Vill. Folks! A bunch of my girlfriends and I all think he looks familiar, so he’s most likely a local.
If you have any information or can identity the suspect, please call the NYPD 9th Precinct at:
or CrimeStoppers at:
TIP: PUT THESE NUMBERS IN YOUR CELL PHONE.
AND PLEASE REBLOG.