The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the following individual in connection to a rape within the confines of Brooklyn’s 79 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows.
On Monday, August 17, 2015, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the suspect met the 52-year-old female victim in the vicinity of Putnam Street and ordered her to follow him under the threat of being shot. The victim followed the suspect to a building on Lefferts Place where he proceeded to assault her and push his fingers down her throat. The suspect then removed the victim’s underwear and raped her near an outside staircase leading to a basement. The victim lost two teeth in the attack and was transported to an area hospital where she is listed in stable condition.
- Late thirties
- Muscular build
The suspect may have bite marks on his right hand.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.