Cops: Woman attacked inside Tanger Outlets bathroom

Cops say a man was waiting in the stall and when the woman entered, he grabbed the victim's neck and forced her to the ground.

RIVERHEAD - Police are searching for a suspect who attacked a woman at the Tanger Outlets in Riverhead.

According to police, the 67-year-old woman was attacked in the bathroom at the mall yesterday.

Cops say a man was waiting in the stall and when the woman entered, he grabbed her neck and forced her to the ground.

Another woman came in and ran for help. That is when police say the suspect ran out.

Riverhead Police are asking anyone with information to call 631-727-4500.  

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