BY VICTORIA TRAVERS
This man is wanted in connection with an attempted rape of a woman in the East Village in the early hours of Sunday Morning.
According to police the suspect is a white man, aged between 25 and 30, 5’9 and weighing approximately 190lbs.
The attacker was alleged to have followed his 27-year-old victim from the First Avenue Subway Station at 14th Street to her home, where he pushed her to the ground and tried to rape her, bravely she fought back causing him to flee the crime scene.
Luckily, he was caught on CCTV and provided law enforcement with a fortunately clear image of him.
So here’s a massive Hollaappeal to anyone in the New York area that recognizes the man in the picture or who has any other information. Hollaback! and either call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477 (TIPS) or Log on to the Crime Stoppers website. All calls are kept confidential. Text your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.