Police Look for Suspect in Queens Attempted Sex Assault


Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the attempted sexual assault of a woman who was followed from a Queens subway station.

The incident took place at 3:50 a.m. on July 14th.

The victim was walking away from the Queens subway station when she was grabbed by the suspect, thrown to the ground, forcibly touched, but able to escape, police said.  Police declined to say where the attack took place, citing the victim's privacy.

The suspect fled on foot. He is described as being Hispanic, in his 20s and approximately 5'3" and 145 lbs.

He also has a small scar on the right side of his lip and was wearing a black Yankee baseball cap, a black and grey hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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