JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD was searching for a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy twice in Jackson Heights.
According to police, a man between the ages of 20 and 27 approached the 15-year-old boy July 3 around 11 p.m., revealed a black firearm and took the teen’s Apple iPod4.
The suspect then allegedly forced the boy to follow him to 37-28 89th St., where he sexually assaulted him, the NYPD said. The same gun-toting suspect then forced the teen to a second location, at 94-17 42nd Ave., where he again sexually assaulted him, police said.
The suspect is described as 5-foot-4 and weighing 180 pounds. He was seen wearing brown pants, a white tank top and an orange baseball cap with a New York Yankees logo.
Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.