Saturday, March 30, 2013

Female Jogger Tasered, Sexually Attacked, & Robbed In Forest Park

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The horse trail in Forest Park where a 23-year-old jogger was attacked from behind and tasered in the neck last night. The assailant dragged the woman into the bushes and tried to take off the woman's shirt. The victim bravely fought back. (Photo: Sam Costanza)


By Geoffrey Croft

Police are investigating the attempted rape of a jogger in Forest Park last night NYC Park Advocates has learned. 

The 23-year-old victim was attacked from behind with a Taser gun and robbed of her I-Phone.  The man then attempted to rape her.

The woman was tasered in the neck.  The assailant tried to rip her clothes off but the woman fought back 

The horrifying incident occurred last night at approximately 7:30pm on the horse trail in Forest Park.

EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where she was treated and later released.

Police are looking for a white male in 30's who escaped on foot. 

Read/View More:

WABC - March 30, 2013

WPIX - By Kaity Tong - March 30, 2013  

gothamist - March 30,  2013 - By Ben Yakas  

New York Post - March 30, 2013 - By Rebecca Harshbarger 

New York Daily News - March 30, 2013 - By Thomas Tracy

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