114th Pct.: Attempted Rape

ATTEMPTED RAPE – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying a suspect wanted for an attempted rape within the confines of the 114th Precinct.

At 3:25 a.m. on Feb. 23, the victim, a 22-year-old female, was walking on 30th Avenue in Astoria when a suspect approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground. Once on the ground, the suspect attempted to rape the victim, who fought off the suspect and caused him to flee.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic in his early 30s, 5-foot-7, 145 lbs.