Man sexually abuses woman in Forest Hills apartment building: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com |

Photos courtesy of NYPD
Photos courtesy of NYPD

Police are searching for a man who sexually abused a woman after following the 47-year-old into her Forest Hills apartment building Tuesday.

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The attack happened about 6:55 p.m. near Queens Boulevard and 76th Road, cops said.

The suspect followed the woman into her building, where he grabbed the victim from behind and sexually abused her, then threw her to the ground before fleeing, police said.

The victim suffered minor injuries to her right arm and knee, and was treated at Elmhurst Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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