NYPD: Woman raped at knife point in Soundview

Police are asking for the public's assistance in finding a man who they say raped and robbed a woman at knife point in Soundview. According

The suspect was captured on surveillance video early Monday morning.

The suspect was captured on surveillance video early Monday morning. (5/5/15)

THE BRONX - Police are asking for the public's assistance in finding a man who they say raped and robbed a woman at knife point in Soundview.

According to investigators, the suspect approached the 21-year-old victim at around 1 a.m. Monday. They say he forced her to a rooftop landing on Banyer Place, where the assault took place.

Officers say the man got away with some of the victim's belongings.

The suspect is seen in surveillance footage riding a scooter past the building where the assault occurred. Police describe him as 6 feet tall and 140 pounds with braided black hair, brown eyes and a large rash on the right side of his face. 

The woman was taken to Jacobi Medical Center for evaluation.

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A woman slashed an MTA bus driver as 1 Authorities still looking for suspect in Bx5 bus stabbing
VIDEO: Extended interview with Bronx DA Darcel Clark 2 VIDEO: Extended interview with Bronx DA Darcel Clark
Experts offer advice on reducing healthcare costs at 3 Tips to reduce health care costs
Word on the street: what's your favorite junk 4 Word on the Street: what's your favorite junk food?
News 12 took to the streets to ask 5 Word on the Street: Candidate visit

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE