Three ladies have been attacked in an Higher Manhattan park inside the span of about an hour on Wednesday — and police are investigating if the identical suspect is behind all of the incidents, the NYPD mentioned.
A brute first crept up on a 34-year-old girl inside Inwood Hill Park at about 10:50 a.m. and mentioned he needed to rape her earlier than punching the sufferer, police mentioned.
The person then stole the lady’s iPhone, Apple watch and earbuds and fled, cops mentioned.
About 40 minutes later, a person threatened to rob a 40-year-old girl who was strolling her canine within the park earlier than telling her he needed to sexually assault her, police mentioned.
The creep additionally threatened to kill the lady’s canine, police mentioned. The suspect ran off when she known as out for assist, in line with cops.
Then, quickly earlier than midday, a 3rd girl, 44, was strolling her canine when a male suspect tried to speak to her and whacked her within the head with a department, authorities mentioned.
The person tried to tug her pants down earlier than fleeing, cops mentioned.
The third girl suffered a lower to her head and was taken to Harlem Hospital in steady situation, police mentioned.
The suspect in all three assaults was described as a Hispanic man, police mentioned.
No arrests have been made as of late Wednesday night time.
Different park-goers on Wednesday have been shocked on the violence, describing the Inwood inexperienced area as a usually quiet and protected space.
“I’m speechless, particularly within the daytime,” mentioned one girl strolling her canine. “I by no means heard such a factor, I’m in shock.”