Man Breaks 73-Year-Old Woman's Eye Socket, Knocks Out Her Teeth After Sex Denial in Front of Manhattan DMV: Cops - NBC New York

Man Breaks 73-Year-Old Woman's Eye Socket, Knocks Out Her Teeth After Sex Denial in Front of Manhattan DMV: Cops

The woman was treated at a hospital for a broken eye socket, multiple lacerations and bruising; she also lost several teeth

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    Police Search for Man Who Punched, Tried to Rape Woman

    The suspect allegedly attacked the 73-year-old victim, his blows so punishing they knocked her teeth out outside a DMV in Manhattan. NBC 4 New York's Wale Aliyu reports.

    (Published Tuesday, July 9, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A man in a red track suit brutally attacked a 73-year-old woman after she denied him sex on a Manhattan street over the weekend

    • The woman was treated at a hospital for a broken eye socket, multiple lacerations and bruising; she also lost several teeth

    • Police released a photo of the suspect (above). Anyone with information on the attack is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS

    Authorities are looking for a man who walked up to a 73-year-old woman as she walked on a Manhattan street, demanded sex and viciously beat and robbed her when she refused him, police said Tuesday. 

    The woman was walking on Greenwich Street, right in front of the DMV, around 12:45 a.m. Sunday when the suspect, wearing a red track suit, approached her and ordered her to have sex with him, police said. When she said no, the man started repeatedly punching her in the face, knocking out some teeth and causing other serious injuries, authorities said. 

    The suspect then stole the woman's purse, which had $20 in it, before running off. The woman was taken to a hospital, where she was treated for a broken eye socket, multiple lacerations and bruising. 

    Police released a surveillance photo of the suspect (above). Anyone with information on the attack is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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