A woman was assaulted and robbed in our neighborhood yesterday.
The incident occurred at the Green Tea Acupuncture Wellness spa at 240 East 28th Street in Kips Bay, around 12:50 p.m. The NYPD says the suspect entered the establishment and “demanded money from the victim, a 40-year-old female.” He then punched the woman in the face and about the body, and demanded that she take off her clothes. Police say he took $500 from the establishment and then fled.
The suspect, who has “blotchy skin,” stands at about 6 feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds, police said.
He was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers and a multi-colored backpack, police said.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).
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