2016-04-20 / Front Page

Astoria Heights Woman Thwarts ‘Strip’ Attack

By Liz Goff
Police are searching for a “sick pervert” who tried to tear the clothing off a 23-year-old Astoria Heights woman on March 13.

Cops said the young woman was walking on Ditmars Boulevard near 48th Street in Astoria Heights at about 1:45 a.m. on March 13 when her attacker approached her and tried to tear off her clothes.

The man ran off when the woman started screaming for help, police said. The woman was not injured in the attack.

Police are urging anyone with information to call the CrimeStoppers HOTLINE  at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.


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