A shocking video has been released by the New York police, which shows a man trying to rape a 25-year-old woman on a subway platform.
Eyewitnesses videotaped the attempted rape. According to information, the victim screamed getting the attention of passers-by who then chased away the perpetrator.
In this video, someone is heard shouting at the perpetrator “get away from her”. Aw shown in the footage that has been made public, the perpetrator left the young woman, got up from the ground as if nothing was happening, put on his sunglasses and left.
Police were immediately called to the subway, but the perpetrator had gone. New York police arrested José Reyes, a resident of the Bronx, yesterday afternoon and he is now facing charges of attempted rape, assault and harassment.
We’re seeking the public’s help finding this man, wanted for attempted rape after this brazen and brutal sexual assault yesterday at the 63rd St / Lexington Ave station- Please call @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS with any information on his identity or if you witnessed this assault pic.twitter.com/MYbnW62GKS
— NYPD Transit (@NYPDTransit) August 30, 2020