Union Square Park bathroom - E. 16th Street - June 13, 2013. The NYPD Crime Scene Unit early Thursday morning. Police are investigating a homeless man's claim that he was sexually assaulted in the restroom yesterday evening. (Photos: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates) Click on images to enlarge.
By Geoffrey Croft
The victim claims the assailant followed him into the male bathroom and attacked him inside a stall according to the police.
According to police the victim said he was "In fear for his safety."
The victim is being treated at Bellevue Hospital according to law enforcement sources.
Police describe the suspect as a white male approximately 25-years-old who was known to the victim from Union Square Park.