Police: Man accused of assaulting woman on Grand Concourse

Police are searching for a man accused of assaulting a woman.



The alleged incident happened inside of a building on the Grand Concourse around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.



Authorities say the suspect and a 60-year-old woman entered the elevator, after which the suspect began to masturbate.



Police say the victim walked out of the elevator on the third floor but the suspect followed.



They say he put her in a headlock and ran off when the victim began to scream.



The suspect is described as between 17-20 years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds.


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