Police Seek Man Who Sexually Assaulted, Robbed 61-Year-Old

The suspect followed the victim into the lobby of a building near Walton Avenue and East 168th Street

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    Police released these images of the suspect wanted in connection with the assault.

    UPDATE: Teen Arrested in Sex Assault, Robbery of 61-Year-Old Woman

    Police are looking for a suspect who followed a 61-year-old woman into the lobby of a Bronx building before sexually assaulting her and stealing her purse.

    The man casually followed the victim into the lobby of her building near Walton Avenue and East 168th Street in Concourse last Friday at around 6:30 a.m., according to officials.

    The suspect, who is shown above in images from surveillance videos, followed the woman upstairs and then sexually assaulted her before fleeing with her purse, officials said.

    Residents who live nearby were shaken by news of the assault.

    "The precinct's right there, that's crazy," said Kristy Figueroa.

    Anyone with information about the assault and robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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