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Queens sex assault suspect wanted in 4 attacks
FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- Police in Queens are hoping surveillance video will help them find the man accused of sexually assaulting four women in the last seven months.
All of the attacks happened in the Flushing section, and all of the victims were Asian.
In each case, the suspect approaches the women from behind before attacking them.
The first incident happened on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 10:10 p.m. at the intersection of 34th Avenue and College Point Boulevard. The 37-year-old victim received minor injuries to her hand and legs.
The next incident happened on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Sanford Avenue and 147 Street. The 27-year-old victim received injuries to her head and face.
The third incident happened on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 3:45 a.m. in front of Bowne St. The 26-year-old victim did not require medical attention.
The most recent incident happened on Tuesday April 19, 2011 at 11:40 p.m. on Colden Street. The 24-year-old victim did not require medical attention.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 30's, about 5'5" tall, 140 lbs, with black hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).
You can also submit your tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting your tips to CRIMES (274637), and then entering TIP577.
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