Perp on the Run for Elmhurst Rape Attempt – QNS.com

Perp on the Run for Elmhurst Rape Attempt

The man pictured at right is wanted by police for allegedly attempting to rape a woman in Elmhurst earlier this month. The attack reportedly occurred at about 4:50 a.m. on Aug. 16 in the vicinity of Gleane Street and Elmhurst Avenue. Law enforcement sources said the suspect approached the 23-yearold female from behind and punched her in the head, causing her to fall to the ground. He then reportedly grabbed and forcibly touched her. Police said the woman was able to fight off her attacker, who fled the scene. The incident was reported to the 110th Precinct; the victim suffered minor injuries. Anyone with information regarding the assault or the suspect’s whereabouts that could prove helpful is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-577-TIPS; by text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com. All calls and messages will be kept confidential.

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