The police now say that the suspect wanted for an attempted rape in an East Village apartment building last Friday is also accused of forcibly touching another woman earlier this month, also in the East Village.
According to the NYPD, at 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday, December 16, a 19-year-old woman walked into the elevator of a building on FDR Drive "when the suspect entered behind her and grabbed her buttocks and breasts and attempted to forcibly kiss her. A struggle ensued and the victim fled the elevator and the building where again, the suspect grabbed her buttocks before fleeing the location."
The police released video of the suspect, who is wearing a Yankees cap:
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.