Police arrest 26-year-old man for Riverside Park rape

Police have arrested a 26-year-old Bronx man for the rape of woman in Riverside Park on Saturday.

Police have arrested a 26-year-old Bronx man for the rape of woman in Riverside Park on Saturday. (8/27/16)

THE BRONX - Police have arrested a 26-year-old Bronx man for the rape of woman in Riverside Park on Saturday. 

Anthony Camilo was arrested for raping a 24-year-old woman he met on a Brooklyn bound F train. 

Camilo told the victim that a friend could give her a ride home to Brooklyn but they had to meet him inside of Riverside Park. 

Once inside the park, Camilo choked and forced the woman to the ground where he then raped her. 

The victim screamed for help and Camilo fled. Police were able to apprehend him quickly and he has been charged with rape, felony assault and strangulation. 

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