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02-09-2016, 09:30 PM

Woman sexually assaulted on Upper East Side; police identify suspect



Police in Manhattan say they have identified the suspect who sexually assaulted a woman on the Upper East Side.

Police say they are looking for 32-year-old Gregory Anderson. He's 5'7" tall and weighs 145 lbs.

It happened around 5 a.m. Saturday morning as the victim was walking along East 94th Street.

Police say Anderson walked up and grabbed her from behind and threw her to the ground just after she crossed 2nd Avenue.

The suspect then forced the 36-year-old woman to walk further down the block where he stole $40 from her and sexually assaulted her.

She ran away from him and into a nearby store where Anderson was allegedly unable to find her.

Police released a photo of the suspect from a 2014 arrest for drinking in public.

The Bobster
02-10-2016, 06:48 AM

Cops ID suspect wanted for sexually assaulting, robbing woman
By Kathleen Culliton
February 10, 2016 | 7:34am

Gregory Anderson
Photo: NYPD

Police identified a suspect Tuesday evening who is wanted for sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in Manhattan on Saturday morning.

Gregory Anderson is suspected of tackling a woman who was crossing 2nd Avenue at East 94th Street in Yorkville at 5 a.m., police said.

He forced her to ​walk further down the street,​ where he assaulted the frightened woman and stole $40 from her, cops said.

The victim escaped his grasp and ran to a nearby store to hide, cops said.

Police received a tip that identified Anderson, 32, after they released surveillance footage of him on Monday evening.

Anderson stands 5-foot-7 and weighs about 145 pounds. He remains at large.