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Cops investigate two sexual assaults in boro

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — The NYPD was searching for a suspect wanted in connection with two attempted sexual assaults.

The suspect, described as a black male between the ages of 18 and 22, approaches his victims, physically assaults them and the attempts to sexually assault them, said the police.

Police said he first attacked a woman March 26 near Rockaway Boulevard and 158th Street, and struck again April 22 near 135th Avenue and 220th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637, then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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