The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for an attempted rape in Fresh Meadows.
On August 21, at about 10:30 p.m., the suspect approached a 17 year old girl at Peck Park , said police. He then knocked her to the ground and attempted to rape her, but the victim kicked the suspect in the chest and fled the scene.
The suspect is described as white, 40 to 50 years old, approximately 5 ’11 and 225 pounds, and speaks with an Eastern European accent.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.