ASTORIA — Police have released a sketch of the man they say tried to sexually assault a woman outside a subway station two weeks ago.
The incident took place around 4 a.m. July 14, according to police, who did not provide an exact location.
The victim was followed outside the subway station, grabbed by the suspect, thrown to the ground and forcibly touched, but was able to escape, according to investigators.
The suspect, described as a Latino man in his 20s, fled on foot, police said.
He was described as being 5 feet 3 inches tall, 145 pounds, with a small scar on the right-side lip area and was wearing a black New York Yankees baseball cap, a black and gray striped hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and black sneakers.
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