Cops are still looking to identify the man they say attempted to rape a woman in Bath Beach last week.
According to police, at around 2:50 a.m. on Wednesday, November 15, a 36-year-old woman was walking in the vicinity of Bath Avenue and 20th Avenue when the suspect allegedly approached her from behind, covered her mouth with his hand and pushed her to ground.
The individual is said to have then grabbed the victim’s groin area under her dress and attempted to remove her underwear. The woman, who was able to fight off her attacker – who then fled the scene – was taken to Kings County Hospital and treated for her injuries.
The suspect is said to be a man, approximately 30 years old. He is further said to be 5’7” and approximately 160 pounds with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray coat, black shoes and gray jogging clothes.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.