NYPD: Woman Punched in Face, Sexually Assaulted on Queens Sidewalk - NBC New York

NYPD: Woman Punched in Face, Sexually Assaulted on Queens Sidewalk

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    Search for Queens Sexual Assault Suspect Continues

    Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched, then sexually assaulted a 56-year-old woman in Queens in the early morning hours Tuesday. Rana Novini reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018)

    Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched, then sexually assaulted a 56-year-old woman in Queens in the early morning hours Tuesday. 

    It was around 2 a.m. when the suspect approached the victim in the area of 165th Street and Sanford Avenue in Auburndale and punched her several times in the face, according to police. He then sexually assaulted her.

    The woman was taken by EMS to an area hospital.

    The suspect is described as being in his early to mid-20, around 5 feet 5 inches, last seen wearing a blue jacket with a fur-lined hood and a dark backpack. 

    Woman Punched in Face, Sexually Assaulted on Sidewalk

    [NY] Woman Punched in Face, Sexually Assaulted on Sidewalk

    Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched, then sexually assaulted a 56-year-old woman in Queens in the early morning hours Tuesday. Tracie Strahan reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018)

    "I've been here five years, I've never heard anything like that," said neighbor Afina Williams. "I'm surprised. And sorry, so sorry." 

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