March 21, 2017 Staff Report
Police are searching for a man who followed a woman into her Sunnyside apartment building and slammed her against the wall a little over a week ago.
The suspect allegedly followed the 28-year-old victim in to her apartment building near 43rd Avenue and 42nd Street around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday March 12, according to police.
Inside, he pushed her against the wall and put his hand over her mouth to stop her from screaming. The woman fought him off. The suspect then fled the location and was last seen walking south on 42nd Street.
There were no reported injuries or theft of any kind.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, about 5-foot-five with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue pants and black shoes.
Police have released a photo and video of the suspect and anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).