Three women have been attacked in an Upper Manhattan park within the span of about an hour on Wednesday – and police are investigating if the same suspect is behind all of the incidents, the NYPD stated.
A brute first crept up on a 34-year-old lady inside Inwood Hill Park at about 10:50 a.m. and stated he wished to rape her earlier than punching the sufferer, police stated.
The man then stole the girl’s iPhone, Apple Watch and earbuds and fled, cops stated.
About 40 minutes later, a person threatened to rob a 40-year-old lady who was strolling her canine in the park earlier than telling her he wished to sexually assault her, police stated.
The creep additionally threatened to kill the girl’s canine, police stated. The suspect ran off when she known as out for assist, in keeping with cops.
Then, simply earlier than midday, a 3rd lady, 44, was strolling her canine when a male suspect tried to speak to her and whacked her in the top with a department, authorities stated.
The man tried to tug her pants down earlier than fleeing, cops stated.
The third lady suffered a reduce to her head and was taken to Harlem Hospital in steady situation, police stated.
The suspect in all three assaults was described as a Hispanic man, police stated.
No arrests have been made as of late Wednesday.
Other park-goers on Wednesday have been shocked on the violence, describing the Inwood inexperienced area as a usually quiet and protected space.
“I’m speechless, especially in the daytime,” stated one lady strolling her canine. “I never heard such a thing, I’m in shock.”