Brooklyn Latinos join in Take-Back-the-Streets Rally after Series of Sex Assaults
UPDATE: NYPD has DNA in five of the Brooklyn sex assaults.
Brooklyn residents came together to take-back-the-streets Wednesday night after a series of sex assaults have left several neighborhoods on edge. Fliers advertising the march were posted in both English and Spanish and many Latinos joined the rally to show their support and learn how to protect themselves.
There have been at least eight sex attacks and one rape since March and investigators now think there at least two suspects – and possibly a third. Organizers of the rally say they have had enough and are working to help prevent any future attacks:
Several people at the rally said they’re taking more precautions since the assaults accured. The rally also included self-defense tips including how to yell if attacked:
If you have any information you’re urged to call the police.