Subway Sex Assault Suspect Hunted

By Tom Liddy on November 19, 2011 10:43am 

This is a man wanted for sexually assault a woman as she boarded the M train at the Broadway-Lafayette Street station on Nov. 10, 2011.
This is a man wanted for sexually assault a woman as she boarded the M train at the Broadway-Lafayette Street station on Nov. 10, 2011.
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MANHATTAN — Cops are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman as she boarded a subway train in SoHo during daytime hours.

Police said the suspect, described as a 35-year-old man with a heavy build wearing a backpack, approached the 42-year-old victim from behind as she stepped onto the M train at the Broadway-Lafayette Street station at 10 a.m. on Nov. 10.

He then sexually assaulted her and fled, according to police.

There were no injuries in the alleged attack.

Those with tips can call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS log onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or text 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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