Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD
Police have charged a 24-year-old man with the attempted rape of a woman in Flushing.

Cops have arrested a man and charged him with the attempted rape of a woman in Flushing, said police.

The arrest comes less than a week after the NYPD released a photo of the suspect boarding a bus before the incident.

David Diaz, 24, of Flushing, is accused of following the 23-year-old victim from a bus stop around Melbourne Avenue and Kissena Boulevard at about 4:45 a.m. on November 1, according to police. He then allegedly grabbed her by the throat, shoved her to the ground and punched her in the head.

The suspect allegedly tried to rape the woman, but fled when a witness heard the victim’s screams for help, said cops. The witness yelled to the attacker that he had called 9-1-1.

 

RECOMMENDED STORIES

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Cops in 109th Precinct recover loaded gun from emotionally disturbed man
Cops in 109th Precinct recover loaded gun from emotionally disturbed man
Rally at Bayside Jewish Center continues fight against proposed high school
Rally at Bayside Jewish Center continues fight against proposed high school
Popular Stories
Photo by NYPD and Google Maps
Flushing’s Bowne Playground was the scene of two recent pedophile attacks
Photos by Google Maps and NYPD
Three teenage burglars force their way into a Fresh Meadows apartment at gunpoint
QNS photo
UPDATE: Bayside street will be renamed after a beloved softball coach
Skip to toolbar