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Man wanted in connection with Bronx sex assault: police

Posted: 10:10 PM, Sep 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-06 22:13:58-04

The search is on for a man wanted in connection with a sex assault that took place in the Bronx last Saturday, police said.

The report came in on Saturday, August 31 at 1 p.m. Police said a 25-year-old woman was walking in the vicinity of Leland Avenue and Archer Street when a man

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approached her and asked for her phone number. She refused and the man allegedly pulled her onto the side of a parked car where he began to kiss her neck.

The victim resisted the kiss, according to authorities. The man then fled the location. He's described as a man, approximately 5-feet-3-inches and 140 pounds, last seen wearing a Charlotte Hornets jersey with a number two on the front, a black hat and socks.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at  1-800-577-TIPS  (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at  WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM , on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.