Two New York legislators have started a campaign to designate Stonewall Inn as the first national park honoring LGBT history.

NYPD investigating sexual assault at Stonewall

New York City police are searching for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a transgender woman in a bathroom at the historic Stonewall Inn bar in Greenwich Village.

Police said this week the 25-year-old woman was in a unisex bathroom at the bar when a man who has not been identified entered and sexually assaulted her.

Police said the suspect fled the bathroom, but then returned a short time later and assaulted the woman a second time.

Police said the assault happened around 11:40 p.m. on March 26. The woman was treated at an area hospital.

There have been no arrests but the New York Daily News reported that surveillance video shows the suspect sought by authorities.

Stonewall Inn is the site of 1969 riots that helped give rise to the LGBT civil rights movement.

Anyone with information regarding the assailant’s identity is urged to call New York's Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

There have been no arrests but the New York Daily News reported that surveillance video shows the suspect sought by authorities.

There have been no arrests but the New York Daily News reported that surveillance video shows the suspect sought by authorities. — PHOTO: Courtesy Daily News

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