Police Search for Inwood Park Sex Assault Suspect

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Police have released this sketch of the suspect in a sex assault at Inwood Park last Friday.

    Police say they're searching for a man involved in a sexual assault at Inwood Park Friday.

    Police say a 28-year-old woman was assaulted inside the park shortly after 8:40 p.m. Friday. The woman was walking near the ball fields near Dyckman Avenue and Henry Hudson Parkway when she was approached by a man who began a conversation, according to police.

    The man then forced the woman into a secluded area of the park, sexually assaulted her, and fled on a red mountain bike, police said.

    The suspect is described as a man in his early 30s, about 5'7" to 5'9" tall, and 170 to 180 pounds.

    Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, log on to nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text their tips to 274637 by entering "TIP577."