Wanted for Assault

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the man in this photo, identified as 27-year-old James Peeples, who is wanted for sexually assaulting a 24-year-old female in the vicinity of Astoria Boulevard and 18th Street in Astoria. Peeples stands approximately 6’6″ tall, weighs 230 lbs., and has brown eyes and brown hair with blonde-highlighted dreadlocks. Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), log onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) with the code TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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