Suspect pulling women's hair in Brooklyn park assaults, sex assault

PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police in Brooklyn are searching for the man behind three terrifying attacks in Prospect Park.

Investigators released a sketch of the suspect, along with video and a picture, early Thursday morning.

Authorities say he sexually assaulted a 24-year-old woman between East Drive and Center Drive on March 11.

Two days later, police say he knocked a woman's cell phone out of her hand before grabbing her by her hair.

She was able to fight him off.

Police say he did the same thing to a 58-year-old woman in the park back in February. Fortunately, she was not hurt.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late 20's, approximately 5-foot-8. He was last seen wearing a red pullover sweatshirt with a white stripe and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regard 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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