PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS: Police report that yesterday August 14, 2017 around 5:30 pm, a man followed a young woman into the Prospect Park subway station, and slapped her buttocks as she was going through the turnstiles.
But did not stop there.
They both took the uptown Q train, exited at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue, where the individual continued to follow her down the escalator, grabbing her about the arms.
After a brief struggle, the assailant bit the victim, 23, on her chest before fleeing the station.
The individual is described as a Black man, approximately 23-years-old, 6’0″, 135lbs, brown eyes, bald, and last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, yellow shorts, black socks and white sneakers.
UPDATE 8/16/17: Jaquan Whittle, 25, of Crown Heights was arrested this morning Wednesday, August 16, 2017 and charged with attempted rape, assault, forcible touching and harassment.
ORIGINAL STORY PUBLISHED ON: Aug 15, 2017 @ 15:12
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