Man wanted in 2 attempted sex assaults in Queens

April 26, 2011 3:12:14 AM PDT
Police in Queens are searching for a man who attempted to sexually assault two women.

In each case, the suspect approached the victims, physically assaulted them and then attempted to sexually assault them.

On Saturday, March 26th a 20-year-old woman was attacked around 9:30 p.m. on Rockaway Boulevard and 158th Street in Springfield Gardens.

In the second attack, a 24-year-old woman was targeted on Friday, April 22nd at 1:50 a.m. at 135th Avenue and 220th Street in Laurelton.

Police say the suspect is believed to be a black man between the ages of 18 and 22.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit your tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting your tips to CRIMES (274637), and then entering TIP577.