On Monday around 44:40 in the afternoon, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly approached at the corner of Avenue N and East 108 Street in Canarsie by the man on the left, who showed her a knife and also pretended to have a gun, and tried to sexually assault her. She screamed and he took off. He’s described as 25-35 years of age, about 5’8″, and 220-250 pounds with a large build and dark complexion.
On Tuesday around 4:30 a.m. near the corner of Diamond Street and Nassau Avenue in Greenpoint, this man allegedly pushed a 25-year-old woman into a building vestibule and sexually assaulted her. This suspect (right) is described as Hispanic, in his 20s, 5’8 to 5’9″, and 185 pounds, and was wearing blue jeans and dark T-shirt at the time.
If you have information as to these men or these incidents, NYPD asks you to contact 1-800-577-TIPS(8477), www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 22, 2009