Sketch Released of Suspect in East River Park Attack

NYPD.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect they’re looking for in Thursday’s midday assault of a woman in East River Park.  The man came up behind he 42-year old jogger, pushed her to the ground and tried to rip off her clothes. The woman fought back, screamed and the suspect ran away. She was taken to the hospital but was not seriously injured.

Police think the suspect is a light skinned Latino or black man between the ages of 18 and 25.  At the time of the attack, he was wearing a grey hoodie and green sweatpants. The incident happened at around noon near East Houston Street.

If you can help find this man call Crimestoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.