Man wanted for alleged robbery, sexual assault of 73-year-old woman in the Bronx

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Man wanted after elderly woman sexually assaulted, robbed
Police are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted and robbed an elderly woman in the Morris Park section of the Bronx last Thursday.

MORRIS PARK, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are on an urgent hunt for a man who they say sexually assaulted and robbed an elderly woman inside her home in the Bronx.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. last Thursday in the Morris Park section of the Bronx.

They say the 73-year-old victim woke up in her home to the unknown suspect on top of her, demanding money. The suspect then continued sexually assault her.

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He fled southbound on Yates Avenue, leaving with the victim's bank card and pin number.

The victim was not seriously injured.

The attacker is described as a male, approximately 5'8" to 5'11" tall and between 150-160 pounds, with wavy hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, blue hat, black pants with a green stripe, and black sneakers.

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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