NORTH BELLMORE, N.Y. — Police are searching for a man in connection with a violent sexual assault in Nassau County Sunday morning.
The victim, 25, was walking on Porter Street around 2 a.m. in North Bellmore when she was struck in the back of the head with an object.
Police say once she was on the ground, the suspect carried her into a car and began sexually assaulting her.
The victim was able to fight back and get away from the suspect to call police.
The suspect is described as being 6 feet tall, in his 30s with a large build and a goatee.
The incident happened inside of a black four-door sedan with a tan interior. Police describe the car as being “extremely messy with garbage” inside.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-210-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).