Man wanted for attempted rape in Kingsbridge

Police say a man tried to rape a 47-year-old woman near West Kingsbridge Road and Webb Avenue.

The developers filed a lawsuit against city officials, accusing them of deliberately trying to delay the development of an ice rink.

The developers filed a lawsuit against city officials, accusing them of deliberately trying to delay the development of an ice rink. (4/13/16)

KINGSBRIDGE - Police are searching for the man they say tried to rape a woman in Kingsbridge Monday morning.

Police say the suspect tried to rape a 47-year-old woman near West Kingsbridge Road and Webb Avenue. They say the man, who was caught on video, grabbed the victim and pulled down her pants. Police say the woman fought back by screaming and punching her attacker.

According to police, the suspect ran off right past a school, leaving some parents on edge.

This incident is the latest in a disturbing trend. NYPD data shows that rapes in the Bronx are up 9.8 percent over the last year. Misdemeanor sex crimes are up 27.5 percent.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
2 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 3 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
News 12 the Bronx asks residents if they've 4 Word on the Street: Holiday parties
5 Bronx Sportscast, Dec. 9

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE