Upper West Side, Manhattan (WABC)- Police have linked two sexual assaults against a woman in New York City to the same suspect.
The NYPD released a new video of the man they are looking for on Wednesday.
The latest incident occurred on Saturday, just before 6am at Carroll Street Subway Station on the corner of Smith Street and President Street in Brooklyn.
According to police, a 20-year-old woman was walking when a man approached from behind, grabbed her and put her hand on her mouth.
They say the struggle continued and the victims were able to scream for help and escape.
The attacker escaped somewhere in the station.
The victim was slightly injured and refused on-site treatment.
NYPD Link this attack to another attack last weekNear 69th Street and Broadway on the Upper West Side.
In that case, officials say a 33-year-old woman was walking in front of 137West69th Street just before 1:00 am on Wednesday when the scooter suspect approached the victim from behind.
At that time, they say, the man grabbed the woman and dragged him into a remote location, sexually assaulted him, and tried to rape him.
It’s not clear what stopped the suspect, but he took off on a scooter and fled in an unknown direction.
The suspect is about 25 years old, has a light body, brown eyes, and a mustache and beard. He was finally seen wearing a white T-shirt with an American flag graphic on the front, a Brooklyn Nets baseball cap, a hooded jacket, blue torn jeans, and white sneakers.
If you have information about this incident, please call NYPD Crime Stopper Hotline 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The general public can also log on to the Crime Stoppers website (https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/) or Twitter @ NYPDTips to send tips. All calls are confidential.
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NYC Crime: NYPD links men to two sexual assaults against women.One in Manhattan, one in Brooklyn
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