New York, NY – Two women fought a subject who tried to rape them in separate attacks in the Bronx. The attacks took place just minutes into Saturday night.
Police said in the first incident, the suspect groped a 29-year-old woman inside an apartment building on Morris Avenue and East 177th Street around 6 p.m. She fought him and he fled.
Less than an hour later, police said the same man came after a 39-year-old woman, three blocks away, and forced her to fall to the ground, owered her pants and tried to sexually assault her.
The victim kicked and hit him until he fled.
The Bronx Special Victims Squad has obtained better images of the subject wanted for a sexual assault pattern in two separate incidents committed on February 20, 2021, bet 5:55-6:55 pm, at 105 East 177 St & 148 East 174 St. Do you know him? Call us @NYPDTips @NYPD44Pct @NYPD46Pct pic.twitter.com/89WfsIduR5
— NYPD Special Victims (@NYPDSVU) February 22, 2021
Anyone with information about this incident should call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).