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A woman was a victim of sexual assault after a man tried to convince her on doing illegal drugs and forced sex with her on Friday in Central Park. The woman, 29, went to a park with a man that she identified as “Baby” to use crystal meth but she changed her mind once they reached the Harlem Meer at E. 109th St. and East Drive.

New York Post reported that the man, described by the Manhattan police as in his 30’s with “short hair” and “thin build” forced himself on the woman and raped her. The man was last seen wearing a white sweater and black sweatpants.

“He raped the woman and ran off,” New York Daily News reported, describing that the man had worn bizarre jewelry that had the word “Baby” written on it.

The woman refused his offer to continue the use of narcotics and tried to leave but the man was said to “jump" on her and pulled her to the ground, performing sexual acts against her will in a wooded area of the north park at 8:30 pm.

New York Police Department (NYPD) got the call reporting the incident at around 8:40 pm. The 29-year-old woman and a man in his 30’s got off the subway near East 109th Street and East Drive and walked from there to the north woods in Central Park.

Pix11 reported that once there, the two began engaging in “drug activities” before the crime was committed, according to the police.

A citizen, who happened to pass by the area, reported the crime on 911, immediately after hearing the woman crying for help. The woman was rescued by the police and was said to be taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment, but her condition was not disclosed. The NYPD on the other hand is searching for the man.

Meanwhile, East Harlem, Manhattan police have previously asked the public for assistance, to identify a man who sexually assaulted a woman at a Manhattan nail salon. Last Tuesday, an assailant followed a 21-year-old woman into Sofia’s Nail Salon along Lexington Avenue and pushed her against a wall.

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