Sex assault suspect strikes 6 times in 6 hours

November 19, 2011 7:36:59 AM PST
The NYPD is searching for a sexual assault suspect in the Bronx who struck six times, all in the same day.

The attacks happened Thursday beginning at 6:15 a.m. and ending around 12:18 p.m. He almost always approaches his victims from behind.

The suspect sexually assaulted a 51-year-old woman in the Baychester section at 6:15 a.m.

The next attack happened just 15 minutes later at 6:30 a.m. to a 32-year-old woman in the Baychester section.

Then at 7:20 a.m., a 29-year-old woman was sexually assaulted also in the Baychester section.

The suspect approached a 31-year-old woman around 8:03 a.m. in the Soundview section and sexually assaulted her.

A 28-year-old woman was sexually assaulted around 8:15 a.m. in the Baychester section.

Lastly, a 48-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in the Soundview section at 12:18 p.m.

The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 20 and 30, 5'10"-5'11", with a thin build wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and grey sweat pants.

Anyone with information in regards to any of these assaults is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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 enter TIP577.