The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is searching for a suspect who attempted to rape a woman in broad daylight while she was walking her dog in Brooklyn.
The alleged incident occurred around Woodbine Street and Ridgewood Place in the Bushwick neighborhood at approximately 8:25 a.m. Saturday, according to authorities.
Just posted a photo @ Brooklyn, New York https://t.co/DlpPapeMJI
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) July 31, 2022
Police said the suspect allegedly placed the woman in a chokehold and then subdued her to the ground behind a parked vehicle, WABC reported.
The man continued to strangle the woman while sexually assaulting her. At some point, the woman was able to “fight off” the suspect, and he fled east on Woodbine Street, according to police,