A 16-year-old female was assaulted early Thursday morning at Rye Town Park. Rye PD is actively investigating the incident.
The incident took place on Thursday at 12am Midnight at the Rye Town Park on Forest Avenue between Dearborn and Oakland Beach Avenues. The 16-year-old female victim reported being initially engaged in conversation with the suspect before being tackled and assaulted.
The suspect threatened that he was armed with a knife although no weapon was displayed. The assault was interrupted by a security officer at the park. The suspect is described as a tan skinned male approximately 6 feet tall, weighing 180 pounds, wearing grey sweat pants, tan/brown canvas boat shoes and a black hooded sweatshirt/zip-up with the hood pulled over his head. The sweatshirt had the word “Blackbird Company” embroidered across the suspect’s left pectoral in white lettering. The suspect was last observed running on Oakland Beach Avenue toward Milton Road.
The Westchester County Police and the Westchester County District Attorney are assisting the Rye Police Department with the investigation. Any person with information is urged to call the Rye Police Department at 914-967-1234.