July 15, 2016 Staff Report
Police are searching for a man who attempted to rape a woman at a Woodside Avenue residence.
The 24-year-old female was inside a vestibule located at 66-14 Woodside Ave. on June 9 at 10:30 p.m., when the suspect approached her from behind and pushed her against the wall. He then allegedly pulled down her pants, according to the NYPD.
The victim screamed and the suspect fled, police said.
Police describe the suspect as a male, Hispanic, approximately 20-years-old, 5’5” tall, 160 pounds, with a slim but muscular build and black spiky hair that is cut low on the sides. He was last seen wearing black shorts and a stripped tank top.
Police have released a sketch of the suspect and are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.