New video, sketch of man wanted in attempted rape of 13-year-old girl in the Bronx

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:28PM
The NYPD released this surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted rape in Brooklyn.

LONGWOOD, Bronx - Police have released a new video and a sketch in an attempt to help identify the man they said tried to rape a young teenager in the Bronx.

The incident happened Monday August 14th at about 7:45 p.m. near Southern Boulevard and Leggett Avenue in the Longwood section.

According to the NYPD, the man followed the 13-year-old girl from the subway to her friend's apartment building, cornered her in the stairwell and tried to rape her. She fought him off and he fled.

Detectives obtained the video of the man, which can be seen in the player above.

Watch the previously released surveillance in video below.
Raw: Surveillance video shows suspect in attempted rape

The man is believed to be in his mid-20s, 5-feet 5-inches tall, with a medium build and last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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