Teen Sexually Assaulted In Park Slope/Gowanus Area Park


Park Slope – The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in finding the man seen in the above video who they say sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl within the confines of the 78th Precinct. The 78th Precinct covers Park Slope and includes Prospect Park and parts of Gowanus and Prospect Heights.

Police say they responded to a call at Methodist Hospital where the victim walked to on Thursday, August 17 at approximately 1am. She said earlier that night she was approached by an unidentified man in a park who sexually assaulted her before fleeing in an unknown direction, according to police.

The victim did not know the name of the park where the incident occurred, according to a police representative. She is listed in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a black male, last seen wearing a red shirt, beige pants, white sneakers, and a grey cap.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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