Man who attempted to rape 82-year-old woman sought by police

October 03, 2018 - 5:19 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man in his mid-thirties is wanted for the attempted rape last Friday afternoon of an 82-year-old woman in the Bronx.

The man followed the woman inside her home near Courtlandt Avenue and East 150th Street. He proceeded to physically attack the woman by throwing her to the ground and forcibly removing her clothing and attempting to sexually assault her. 

The man proceeded to flee the scene. 

Police describe him as a Hispanic male with a dark complexion, approximately 35 years of age, 5'10", 190lbs, brown eyes and a heavy build.  He was last seen wearing a white tank top, gray sweatpants, black and white shoes, black baseball hat and carrying and red and black book bag.