Sex assault suspect caught on camera

July 21, 2009 5:02:58 PM PDT
Surveillance video of a sexual assault suspect wanted for an attack in Queens has been released by the NYPD.The attack happened in the Fresh Meadows section just before midnight on July 3.

Police said a 20-year-old woman walking in the vicinity of 185th Street and the Long Island Expressway was approached from behind by the suspect.

He forcibly removed her to an isolated location where she was sexually assaulted, investigators said.

The man was wearing a multi colored striped shirt with matching hat and dark colored jeans. He fled on foot after also taking personal property from the victim, police said.

The video of the suspect was taken at a bodega about 90 minutes before the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS(8477). You can also text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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