Friday, May 25, 2012


In Sunset Park yesterday (Thursday) morning, a man knocked on a door, went into a woman's home after she opened the door, and tried to rape her. A member of  the intended victim's family intervened, and the attacker fled. The attacker is Hispanic, in his 40s, 5 feet 8 inches tall, and about 170 pounds. 

News 12 has an extremely clear video of the attack. 

The New York Post reports that the assault took place in Sunset Park on 49th Street at 3:00 a.m. 

The intended victim is 57 years old, according to NY 1

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted online.