Police released a sketch of the man that attacked a 41-year-old woman jogger on the East River Park Promenade behind the baseball fields near Delancey Street late Thursday morning while jogging.
By Geoffrey Croft
Police released a sketch of a man they believe attacked a female jogger on Thursday in broad daylight in East River Park.
The woman, 41, was running along the promenade beside the East River and the baseball fields near Delancey Street, just before noon when she was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground.
The attacker attempted to tear off her clothes. The woman screamed police said and the assailant fled.
The victim was taken to Beth Israel hospital with cuts and bruises.
The attacker is described as a male black, late teens to early 20's wearing a grey sweatshirt and green pants.
Police are searching for the man. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting your tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.
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