The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photo in connection to a rape that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at approximately 06:45 a.m., in the vicinity of St. Ann’s Avenue and East 135 Street, a 27-year-old female victim encountered an unknown adult male individual who simulated a firearm and forced the victim into a building, where she was made to perform a sex act prior to being raped. The male fled the location in an unknown direction after removing $40 cash from the female victim. The victim went to Lincoln Hospital where she was treated and released.
The individual is described as a male, black, 6’0″ tall, medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweats, and white sneakers.
A photo of the individual taken from a commercial establishment on East 138 Street is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.