Help Identify A Rape Suspect

Published on January 11, 2019, 8:33 pm
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The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following male depicted in the photos and videos wanted in connection to a rape within the confines of the 45th Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Friday, January 4, 2019 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the male approached the 12-year-old female victim while in a black SUV on Elder Avenue in the Soundview section of Bronx. The male lured the victim into his vehicle at which time he transported her to another location in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx and proceeded to rape her. The victim was removed to an area hospital where she was treated and listed in stable condition.

The person wanted for questioning is described as follows:

Male, approximately 5’8″, approximately 220 lbs., heavy set, bald, facial hair, wearing all black.

A photo of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

*** UPDATE ***

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following individual was arrested and charged.


Carlos Medina, 51
620 Reiss Place, Apt. 5C
Bronx, NY 10467


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