Man tried to rape woman in Union Square bathroom: NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who they say forced a woman into a Union Square bathroom on Sunday afternoon.

The NYPD is searching for a suspect they say confronted a woman in the bathroom at Union Square on Sunday afternoon and demanded she perform a sex act on him.


The 63-year-old woman was inside the bathroom when the man confronted her around 1:15 p.m, police said. They then struggled, and the victim bit the suspect on his left hand before he fled.


The woman was treated for pain at a local hospital and then released.


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The suspect is described as a black male, about 30 years old, with a thin build, short hair and goatee. He was wearing a camouflage jacket, orange hoodie, dark jeans and carrying a backpack during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, submit their tip online or text their tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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