Police search for armed sexual assault suspect in Queens
Police are looking for an armed suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in Queens on Saturday.
The suspect followed the 46-year-old victim in the vicinity of Union Street in Flushing about 4:50 p.m., cops said. He forced his way into an undisclosed location and sexually assaulted the woman. The man had a firearm in his waistband, police said.
The woman was transported to Queens General Hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s, between 6-foot and 6-foot-4, and weighing about 220 lbs. He was last seen wearing a light blue T-shirt, shorts, sneakers and a baseball cap.
Anyone with information about 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 entering TIP577.