SUBWAY CRIMES: ATTEMPTED RAPE AT 110TH, ROBBERY AT 59TH

Two crimes were recently reported at local subway stations.

Screen Shot 2014-01-16 at 9.22.01 PMA man grabbed a woman from behind as she walked up the steps at the 110th street station at Cathedral Parkway around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4. The man pulled down her pants, police said, but he ran away after she screamed.

“The suspect has been described as a 35-year-old black male. He is 6-ft tall, weighs 250-lbs, and was wearing a black cap, black sneakers, and a waist length black jacket,” CBS reported. The police sketch is at left.

Anyone with information should contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

In addition, a woman reported being robbed at the Columbus Circle station by three other women at around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, DNAinfo reported. The punched her, sprayed her with an unknown substance and ran off with her purse.

“The 34-year-old woman, whose identity was not immediately released, boarded an F train in Astoria, transferred to a northbound D and was exiting the train at Columbus Circle about 1:30 a.m. when the three women attacked her, according to the NYPD.”

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