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NYPD: Man wanted for sexually assaulting woman at knifepoint in Sunset Park

According to investigators, the incident took place at one of the businesses on the corner of 59th Street and Eighth Avenue.

News 12 Staff and Faith Graham

Nov 8, 2023, 11:59 AM

Updated 228 days ago

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Police say a man is wanted for sexually assaulting a woman at knifepoint Tuesday morning while she was working in Sunset Park.
According to investigators, the incident took place at one of the businesses on the corner of 59th Street and Eighth Avenue. The suspect walked into one of the buildings at around 3:30 a.m. and approached the 28-year-old victim.
The victim told police he pushed her into a bathroom, pulled out a knife and forced her to perform a sexual act.
The suspect is also accused of stealing money and property from the business before running off
Officials released images of the suspect, who they say is around 25 years old.
No arrests have been made at this time.


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