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Stranger pops in on Avenue A; Lies down in bed next to sleeping woman

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for an alleged sexually motivated burglary in the East Village.

According to police, on Wed., Dec. 6, around 2:30 a.m., a stranger unlawfully entered an occupied apartment at E. 11th Street and Avenue A. Once inside, the man tried to lie down in bed next to a 23-year-old woman who was sleeping at the time. The victim was awakened by the intruder, who fled.

There were no injuries reported.

Police say they want to talk to this man. (NYPD)

The suspect is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and 170 pounds, wearing a blue hat, glasses, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black-and-white jacket, beige sweatpants and light-colored shoes.

Police ask that anyone with information call the NYPD’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 or on Twitter at @NYPDTips. All tips are anonymous. Tips leading to an arrest and indictment result in a cash award of $3,500.

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