BY THE VILLAGE SUN | A man tried to rape a woman on the subway platform at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue one night last month, according to police.
Cops said that on Fri., Jan. 14, around 11:30 p.m. the suspect approached a 45-year-old female straphanger at the 1/2/3 station.
He proceeded to punch the victim in the arm, throw her to the floor and try to rape her. When other passengers intervened, the woman fled onto a northbound train. She refused medical attention.
Police released a sketch of the alleged suspect.
Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at crimestoppers.