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Suspect demanded sex act with knife: NYPD

By Sadef Ali Kully

WOODHAVEN — Police released the sketch of a suspect who allegedly threatened a victim with a knife before making sexual demands in Woodhaven, police said.

An 18-year-old woman was on her way home Jan. 10 when a man approached the victim at the corner of 92nd Street and 89th Avenue, grabbed her arm and displayed a knife, according police officials.

Police said the suspect then threatened the victim, making sexual demands. The victim did not comply and refused to move, at which point the suspect fled on foot, according to police.

Police described the suspect as a black man, between 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 6 inches, and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark colored ski jacket, baseball hat, boots and light colored pants.

Police said the victim was not injured as a result of this incident. The investigation was ongoing, according to police officials.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can submit their tips to Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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