Cops seek attempted rapist in Bensonhurst

August 27, 2015 Meaghan McGoldrick
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Cops are looking for the man they say tried to rape a woman in Bensonhurst on Wednesday, August 5.

According to police, at around 2:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman was walking in the vicinity of 74th Street and 20th Avenue when the suspect – described as a light-skinned Hispanic man, 5’5” to 5’8”, with a thin build and dark shoulder length hair – allegedly grabbed her from behind and began to kiss her neck.

The victim resisted and the suspect fled without further incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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