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Union Square »

Woman Groped on L Train in Union Square, Police Say

The 25-year-old woman was grabbed as the L train pulled into the transit hub in December, police said.

Brownsville »

Thieves Sexually Assault and Stab Couple in Gunpoint Robbery, Police Say

Two men sexually assaulted a woman and stabbed her boyfriend in a Brownsville home, police said.

East Village »

Predator Linked to Sex Attacks in East Village and Uptown, Police Say

Police have tied the suspect to five cases of sexual assault in recent weeks.

Morningside Heights »

Feds Open Investigation Into Columbia's Handling of Rape Complaints

The investigation will probe whether Columbia and Barnard mishandled sexual assault cases on campus. 

Corona »

Woman Fends Off Sex Attacker Who Threw Her to the Ground, Police Say

The suspect covered her mouth and threw her to the ground on 43rd Avenue, police said.

Civic Center »

High-Level Employee in Manhattan DA Office Accused of Sex Assault by Intern

DA Cy Vance Jr. asked for a special prosecutor when an intern wouldn't discuss allegations of assault.

Fort Greene »

Grandmother Sexually Assaulted and Robbed in Fort Greene, Police Say

The 75-year-old woman was assaulted around 8 a.m. on New Year's Day, police said.

East Village »

East Village Rapist Wanted for Second Attack on Teen Girl, Police Say

Police are looking for a man they said is behind two East Village sexual assaults.

East Village »

Woman Sexually Assaulted in Her East Village Apartment Building, Police Say

She was followed into her East 6th Street building and attacked, police said.

Bushwick »

Ex-Con Forces Girl to Have Sex by Pretending to be an NYPD Officer: Police

Walter Barnes, who raped two teens in 2001, was accused of another attack, police said.

Morningside Heights »

Homeless Man Arrested for Sex Assault in Columbia Student Housing: Police

The 27-year-old attacker followed the woman into off-campus student housing, police said. 

Morningside Heights »

Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Columbia University, Officials Say

The woman was followed into her 113th Street building, according to school safety officials.  

Upper East Side »

Man Sexually Assaults Woman on UES After Asking for a Light, Police Say

The suspect attacked a woman at York Avenue and East 72nd Street Friday morning, police said.

Elmhurst »

14-Year-Old Girl Backs Off Claim of Sex Attack on Way to School, Police Say

An eighth grader initially said she was was groped on her way to I.S. 5 Tuesday, officials said.  

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hell's Kitchen Man Charged in Sexual Assault at Gay Bar

Ricardo Lambert was charged with choking and attempting to rape a woman in the bar on Oct. 3.