Police in the 6th Precinct are looking for a man who forced his way into a 53-year-old woman’s apartment at 9th Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan when she was returning from putting out the garbage.
The victim told police who responded to her 911 call that the suspect, armed with a sharp object, tied her up with an electrical cord and stole money and electronic equipment from her apartment. She described him as 6’2″, 175 lbs, 45-50, wearing a grey zippered sweater, blue jeans, tan boots and carrying a red book bag.
Anyone with information in regards to this Assault is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or text to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 11, 2009