New Video of Suspected East Village Rapist
A 22-year-old East Village woman was returning to her home on East 7th Street around 3:30 a.m. on Monday when a stranger followed her into her building, forced his way inside her apartment, and forcibly raped her.
Neighbors told EV Grieve police began canvassing the neighborhood around 6:45 a.m.
The investigation turned up this surveillance camera footage of the suspect in question.
According to the NYPD, the suspect is described as Hispanic, 5'6, and 170 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white hat, blue sweat shirt, and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477), text CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577, or use nypdcrimestoppers.com.
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