Police have released video of two suspects wanted for an attempted rape and beating that occurred two days ago in Brooklyn. Update, June 1: The NYPD has announced two suspects have been arrested; details below.
According to the NYPD, around 2:15 a.m. on May 25, near Tennis Court and Ocean Avenue in Prospect Park South, "two suspects followed the 25 year-old female victim along the street then one of the two suspects pushed her against a parked car, kissed her neck and touched her vagina over her clothing." From the police request for media attention:
The victim managed to push the suspect off her and enter a nearby residential building. The two suspects followed the victim into the building's courtyard and into the vestibule of another building. The suspects pinned the victim against the door and tried to pull her pants off. When the victim fought back, one of the suspects knocked the victim to the ground and punched her in the face numerous times. During the assault a resident of the building entered the vestibule and the suspects fled the location.
Police released surveillance video of the suspects, describing the first individual as 18-25 years old and 5'8" to 5'11" with a medium build, who was last seen wearing a blue jean jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers. The second suspect is described as 18-25 years old and 5'8" to 5'11" with a medium build, who was last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a black sweater and dark colored jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). 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. All calls are strictly confidential.
Update, June 1: Police arrested Ibrahima Diallo, 24, and Boubacar Diallo, 21, and charged both with attempted rape, assault and sexual abuse.