Terrifying moment man tries to rape 14-year-old girl in hallway of Brooklyn cardiologist’s office
- Girl, 14, and her mother were headed to cardiologist’s office on Foster Avenue in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon when child was attacked
- Teen had arrived at the office ahead of her mom and was confronted by a man who exposed himself to her and knocked her to the ground
- Police say attacker covered girl’s mouth and ordered her to ‘shut up,’ but she continued fighting back until assailant fled
- He was last seen riding his moped on Foster Avenue toward McDonald Avenue
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Police in New York City are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on surveillance video attempting to rape a 14-year-old girl in the hallway of a cardiologist’s office in Brooklyn.
The harrowing incident took place at 1pm on Sunday at 202 Foster Avenue in the Kensington section of Brooklyn, which is home to NYU Langone Cardiology Associates.
According to the NYPD, the teenager and her mother were headed to the cardiologist’s office for a medical appointment.
Wanted: The NYPD is looking for this man who is accused of trying to rape a 14-year-old girl in the hallway of a Brooklyn cardiologist’s office
The incident The incident took place at 1pm on Sunday at 202 Foster Avenue, which is home to NYU Langone Cardiology Associates (pictured)
Surveillance video from the hallway shows the man grabbing the teenage girl and knocking her to the ground. Police said prior to that the suspect exposed himself to the child
The attacker covered girl’s mouth and ordered her to ‘shut up,’ but she continued fighting back until the man fled
The girl had ridden her scooter and arrived at the office ahead of her mother, PIX11 reported.
There she encountered an unidentified man who approached the 14-year-old and exposed his privates to her, according to investigators.
Police said the 14-year-old tried to run away but the attacker grabbed and knocked her to the ground while covering her mouth, ordering her to ‘shut up’ and stop screaming.
The child continued fighting back and the assailant eventually let her go and ran away.
He was last seen getting on a moped and speeding away along Foster Avenue toward McDonald Avenue.
The victim was not physically harmed during the attack.
The NYPD has released footage showing the man pacing the hallway outside the cardiology practice
The man was wearing a black jacket, pants and shoes, a multicolored beanie and a blue surgical mask
The attacker was last seen getting on his moped (left) and driving along Foster Avenue toward McDonald Avenue
The NYPD has released surveillance video and still photos documenting the incident and depicting the suspect. It is unknown if he was a patient at the cardiology practice.
At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a black jacket, pants and shoes, a multicolored beanie and a blue surgical mask. He was carrying a grey backpack.
Anyone with information on the wanted man’s whereabouts is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).