Facial recognition technology used to arrest man accused of attempted rape on NYC subway platform

The New York Police Department arrested a man accused of attempting to rape a woman on a subway platform with the help of facial recognition technology.

Jose Reyes, 31, of New York City, was arrested for the alleged attack on Sunday afternoon. Police said the brazen attack happened Saturday morning on a subway platform in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Witnesses said that Reyes pushed the woman to the ground in an attempt to rape her but ended up leaving when bystanders intervened.

The NYPD released video footage of the attack, which allegedly showed Reyes on top of the woman before getting
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