Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives have released two pictures of the vehicle a person of interest was driving, referencing an attack of a woman on the Greenway Trail in Port Jefferson Station on October 21. The vehicle is a dark-colored 2019-2020 Hyundai Elantra with a sunroof.
A 54-year-old woman was walking on Greenway Trail, approximately ¼ mile from the eastern entrance in Port Jefferson Station, at approximately 11:30 a.m. on October 21 when a man tackled her from behind. The woman was knocked to the ground and the man put his hand over her mouth and made comments that were sexual in nature. The man fled toward the trail entrance when the woman screamed as they were approached by another walker.
The man was described as Black, in his 30s, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and heavyset. He was wearing a black sweatshirt with green sweatpants with a black stripe down the side. The woman was not injured.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.