BROOKLYN (VINnews) – A 31 year old Sunsets Park man is under arrest and charged with attempted rape, forcible touching and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17 after attacking a 14 year old girl inside the hallway of a Brooklyn medical office.
Police said that the incident took place just before 1 PM on Sunday at 202 Foster Avenue, with David Gonzalez exposing himself to the victim before throwing her to the floor, covering her mouth and screaming at the girl as she attempted to fight him off and escape. According to the NYPD, the victim had arrived at a cardiology office located within the building on a scooter and she was standing in the hallway waiting for her mother to catch up to her when the incident occurred.
After being unable to subdue his victim Gonzalez fled the scene on a moped, heading west towards McDonald Avenue.
Surveillance video released by police showed a portion of the attack and Gonzalez was arrested on Wednesday.
Police said that he has multiple prior arrests and is known to the department.
The teen victim did not sustain any physical injuries during the attack.