OZONE PARK, Queens (PIX11) – Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with an attempted rape in Ozone Park.
According to the NYPD, around 10 a.m. Friday afternoon the man entered the victim’s apartment, held a knife to her neck and forced her to undress.
The victim was able to wrestle the knife away from the suspect. The suspect then took out a second pocket knife and cut the victim on her left wrist and right ring finger before retrieving the original knife. He then fled the scene.
The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20′s, approximately 5-foot-10 wearing a black hoodie with white lettering.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. People can also text a tip to 274367 and enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.