Police: Man wanted for sexually assaulting, robbing woman in Manhattan park

Police need help finding a man involved in a sexually motivated robbery in Manhattan.

News 12 Staff

Sep 25, 2022, 1:54 PM

Updated 665 days ago

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Police need help finding a man involved in a sexually motivated robbery in Manhattan.
News 12 was told a 35-year-old woman was jogging at Fort Tryon Park around 11 a.m. Saturday when a man approached her and dragged her behind a tree by the hair. 
Police say the man then punched her in the face pulled out a knife and forcibly touched her before taking off with her watch and cellphone. The victim suffered injuries on her eye, arm and leg.
The suspect was last seen leaving Fort Tryon Park on a dark colored motorized scooter, headed southbound on Riverside Drive.
Anyone with information on the attack is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.
Credit: NYPD


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