NEW YORK– Police are looking for the sicko who tried to rape a 73-year-old woman in the Bronx.
Police released surveillance video of the man they believed sexually assaulted an elderly woman. At around 4 am on June 5, the senior was walking along Reservoir Avenue toward West 195 Street.
Cops say a man ran up behind the woman and knocked her to the gound. He placed his hand over her mouth and proceeded to sexually assault her.
The elderly woman somehow managed to push her attacker off her and scream for help. The attacker then fled. The 73-year old was taken to a local hospital where she was treated.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.