Woman, 63, Thrown to Ground, Sexually Assaulted: Cops

The woman was grabbed from behind early one Sunday in late June, police said

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    Police released surveillance video that shows a suspect fleeing the scene after sexually assaulting a 63-year-old woman in the Bronx. (Published Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013)

    Police are looking for a suspect believed to be in his 20s who threw a 63-year-old woman to the ground and sexually assaulted her before running off, authorities said. 

    Officials say the suspect approached the victim from behind near a home on Metcalf Avenue early on a Sunday in late June. He grabbed her, flung her to the ground and proceeded to sexually assault her, police said. 

    Surveillance video from a nearby residents appears to show the suspect jogging away from the scene after the attack.

    Anyone with information about the sex assault is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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