Sketch, video released in search for rapist

November 23, 2009 5:16:26 PM PST
Police are looking for a rapist who attacked a woman in the lobby of a building in the Bronx.

The sexual assault happened at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday in the vicinity of Gerard Avenue and E. 158 Street.

According to investigators, the suspect followed the 27-year-old victim into the lobby of the building, forced her into a stairwell, sexually assaulted her, and then fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 30s, 180-210 lbs, 5'8"-5'10" and was wearing a dark-colored baseball cap with a white stripe, a black jacket, blue jeans, and tan construction boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also text tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.


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