NYPD searching for suspect in multiple attempted Park Slope rapes

Suspect in Park Slope attempted rapes
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The NYPD released a surveillance photo Tuesday of a suspect accused of two attempted rapes in Brooklyn.

The first incident occurred on Sept. 8, 2019 at about 4:30 a.m. near Garfield Place and Prospect Park West in Park Slope.

An unidentified man followed a 26-year-old woman through an open door into her residential building, where he exposed himself, grabbed the victim’s waist, and tried to prevent her from entering the building.

After a struggle, the man fled.

Suspect in Park Slope attempted rapes

The second incident took place on Monday, Sept. 16 at about 7 p.m near Carroll Street and 8th Avenue.

The suspect approached a 17-year-old woman from behind, forcibly grabbed her buttocks and threatened to sexually assault her.

The victim managed to flee and the individual fled.

The suspect is described as a black male about 5’10” to 6’2” tall.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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