Woman, 63, Attacked in Union Square Public Restroom: Police - NBC New York

Woman, 63, Attacked in Union Square Public Restroom: Police



    Bathroom Attack Suspect

    Police released new surveillance video in the search for a man who allegedly attacked a woman in a public New York City restroom. (Published Friday, Oct. 23, 2015)

    Police have released new surveillance video of a man suspected of attacking a 63-year-old woman inside a public restroom in Union Square Park.

    The suspect entered the bathroom around 1 p.m. Sunday and demanded sex from the woman, the NYPD. When she refused, police say a struggle ensued and the man fled after the woman bit him on the hand.

    The restroom near East 17th Street was closed for the remainder of the afternoon.

    The woman was treated for pain at a nearby a hospital and released.

    Eric Rojas/AFP/Getty Images

    Police also released a sketch and surveillance photos of the suspect, who they say is about 30-years-old and was last seen wearing a green army camoflage jacket, an orange hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and a backpack.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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