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The NYPD is looking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for the attempted rape of a 27-year-old woman in East Williamsburg.
The attack happened at 2:20 am Thursday as the woman was walking near Richardson Street and Kingsland Avenue. That’s when a man approached her from behind, knocked her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.
The woman, who is from Australia and has been in the United States for four months, was taken to Woodhull Medical Center.
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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers
website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.