Sketch of rape suspect released

June 26, 2008 1:30:47 PM PDT
The NYPD has released a sketch of a man wanted for rape and sodomy in Washington Heights.Police say the suspect followed a 19-year-old woman into the elevator of a residential building in the vicinity of West 177th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on June 18. He then raped and sodomized her, saying he had a knife.

The man is described as Hispanic, between 25 and 35 years old. He is 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-6 with a medium build and was last seen wearing a dark hat, dark shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.