Cops: Babysitter raped in elevator

January 30, 2008 12:34:25 PM PST
A babysitter was raped in the elevator of an East Harlem apartment Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Police say the 34-year-old victim was jumped while inside the building at East 105th Street at around 8:20 a.m.

The man allegedly produced a knife and pulled her into the elevator. She was then raped at knifepoint inside the elevator, police said.

The suspect reportedly fled the scene after the assault.

The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment.