Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NY (March 14, 2019) – A violent sexual assault that took place on a staircase inside a residential building has police searching for the suspect at this time. The incident was originally reported to have taken place early on Sunday morning, March 10th, in Lower Manhattan around 4:30 a.m.
The incident happened inside a building located in the area of Grove Street and Bleaker Street, according to authorities. The suspect and the victim were stated to have been passing one another when the male suspect attacked the victim, identified only as a 20-year-old woman. The unidentified man was reported to have physically and sexually assaulted the victim for a short period of time before fleeing the scene.
The victim was treated at a nearby hospital for at least minor facial injuries and has since been released. The suspect is described as a six-foot-tall male with a dark complexion who was wearing a dark hoodie and dark sneakers at the time of the assault. Anyone with information concerning this case is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
Before anything else, we would first like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the victim of the accused, as we maintain hope for her ability to physically, mentally, and emotionally recover from this incident. It is extremely important to understand that, as the victim of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have very substantial rights in terms of recovering financial compensation for the severe misconduct that you suffered.
At Hach & Rose, we are dedicated to holding sexual abusers accountable for their deplorable and repulsive actions. Above all else, our compassionate attorneys are devoted to providing victims with the knowledgeable and experienced representation that they deserve. As members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please don’t hesitate to contact our attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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