Police are hoping the police can help the identify a man who allegedly molested a woman in Central Park on Thursday early evening.

According to the NYPD, the incident took place at 6:30 p.m. on September 3rd. A 22-year-old woman was sexually abused by the suspect near West 65th Street and West Drive. The suspect then fled.

The victim apparently met him earlier at the "iconic greenspace near the Central Park Carousel," the Daily News reports.

Police released video of the suspect leaving the park.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.