Man attacks and attempts to rape woman jogging in Central Park
(NYPD) — On Monday at approximately 9:30PM, the NYPD responded to a 911 call of a female assaulted in the vicinity of 107 Street and East Drive in Central Park.
Upon arrival, police were informed by a 28-year-old female victim that as she walked inside the park she was approached an unidentified male from behind and thrown to the ground.
The unidentified male removed her cellphone from her pocket then attempted to sexually assault her.
The male fled in an unknown direction.
The victim was removed to an area hospital.
The male is described as male, 30’s with a scruffy beard wearing a dark jacket and an orange tee-shirt.
The investigation is ongoing.