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Man climbed into house and raped woman: Police

Sketch courtesy NYPD

ELMHURST — The police were looking for a man who used a ladder to climb into a woman’s bathroom window last weekend and then rape her.

The suspect was described as a black or Hispanic male in his early-to-mid-20s standing 5 feet 8 inches tall and wearing a gray knit cap, black waist-length nylon jacket, blue jeans, red sneakers and a brown “Diesel” brand belt.

Police said he entered his victim’s home around 4 a.m. Sunday and assaulted her before fleeing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.

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