Police Looking For Attempted Rapist In PLG

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN   NYPD needs your help in looking for a man connected to an attempted rape incident in Prospect Lefferts Garden (PLG).

Police say on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 am, an unidentified man walked into a laundry room of a multi-unit residential building near Lincoln Road and Flatbush Avenue with his pants down. He exposed himself to a 30-year-old woman who was folding clothes inside the laundry room.  Immediately following, he demanded she engage in sexual activity. When the victim refused, the alleged assailant threatened the victim stating he had a knife, sexually assaulted her and attempted to rape her.

The victim fled from the laundry room and ran into a neighbor who then called 9-1-1. The person in question exited the building and fled on foot.

Police say the man is black with a light complexion, in his mid-20s, with a muscular build. He was wearing a black hat, sweatshirt and sweatpants.

Here’s a police sketch of the unidentified man.


Anyone with information in regard to any of the above incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Kadia Goba

Former Politics Reporter for Bklyner, covering Brooklyn politics and Crown Heights/PLG/Bed Stuy. @kadiagoba


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