3 Women Targeted In Disturbing Crimes In Inwood Park
INWOOD, Manhattan — Police launched an investigation after a man attacked several women in Inwood Hill Park on Wednesday morning, according to the NYPD.
The scary incidents all occurred in the span of just over an hour in the Inwood park, authorities said.
According to police, a 34-year-old woman was walking in the park around 10:50 a.m. when the unidentified man confronted her and told her he wanted to sexually assault her.
He then punched the woman in the face and stole her iPhone and Apple Watch before fleeing, officials said.
Then, around 11:30 a.m., police believe the same man approached a 40-year-old woman walking her dog in the park and threatened to rob and sexually assault her. He also threatened to kill the woman’s dog, authorities said.
The man fled when another person jogging on the path ran by, police said.
Finally, just before noon, a 44-year-old woman was walking her dog when the man cam up behind her and asked her a question, officials said.
He then hit her in the head with a tree branch, causing the …
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