Police search for sex assault suspect

November 12, 2008 12:26:25 PM PST
The NYPD is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for an attempted sexual assault in Staten Island.Police say the incident took place in the early morning hours of Nov. 7th in the vicinity of Brabant St. and Harbor Rd.

According to police the 18-year-old victim was asked by the suspect for directions, and then he physically assaulted her and dragged her behind a church.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20's. He was believed to be wearing a yellow jacket with the charachter 'Sylvester' on it.

Anyone with information is asked to called crimestoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477).

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