Three girls had been attacked inside about an hour of one another in a park on the northernmost tip of Manhattan, and police imagine the identical suspect could have been behind all of the assaults.
The primary assault in higher Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park happened within the late morning on Wednesday, when a person punched a 34-year-old lady and informed her he wished to rape her. He then robbed the girl, fleeing together with her iPhone and Apple watch, studies the New York Post, citing police.
Lower than an hour later, a 40-year-old lady was additionally ambushed. She was strolling her canine in the identical park when a person threatened to rob and sexually assault her, and informed her that he was going to kill her canine. He ran away when the girl shouted for assist, in keeping with the New York Police Division.
Shortly after that, a 3rd lady, 44, who was additionally strolling her canine, was attacked in a wooded space of the park. A person hit her with the department of a tree, slicing her head and inflicting her to lose consciousness. He tried to drag her garments off.
ABC7NY studies that one other park-goer discovered the girl’s canine with out its proprietor, and after they approached it, noticed the sufferer come out of the woods. She mentioned she could have been sexually assaulted. The girl was taken to Harlem Hospital for remedy, in keeping with police.
All three studies described the alleged assailant as being a Hispanic man, 5’10 to six’ tall, of slim construct and with quick hair. He was sporting a t shirt, shorts and a disposable face masks.
Different guests to Inwood Park mentioned they had been shocked by the violent occasions that day.
“I’m speechless, particularly within the daytime,” one lady informed the New York Put up. “I by no means heard such a factor, I’m in shock.”