NYC
12/28/2012 10:00 am ET

Jogger Escapes East River Park Sex Attacker

LOWER EAST SIDE — An apparent teenage attacker tried to sexually assault a woman in broad daylight as she jogged through East River Park just before noon Thursday, police said.

The victim, 41, was running through the park near the FDR Drive and Delancey Street about 11:47 a.m., when the attacker approached her from behind, threw her to the ground, and attempted to pull off her pants, the NYPD reported.

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