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Police want to ID suspect in boro rape

Police want to ID suspect in boro rape
Sketch courtesy NYPD

ST. ALBANS — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a rape in the 113th Precinct.

Police said that on April 20 just before 1 a.m., the suspect, armed with a gun, allegedly approached a female victim and forced her into an alley in the vicinity of 190th Street in St. Albans and raped her. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was treated and released, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male between the ages of 20 and 25, standing about 5 feet 5 inches tall and with a thin build. He was seen wearing a black Champion hooded sweatshirt and gray scarf.

Anyone with information in regards to this rape is asked to call the NYPD’s Crimestoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crimestoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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