Police search for Jamaica rape suspect

October 15, 2011 7:43:04 PM PDT
Police in Queens are searching for a man who raped a 20-year-old woman.

It happened on Thursday at 2:00 a.m. near 108 Drive and Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica.

Police say the woman was approached by the suspect who was armed with a box cutter, who took her to a secluded area and raped her.

The suspect is described as a 20 to 23-year-old black man, about 5'5", and approximately 180 pounds.

He has a Caesar style haircut and was wearing a black bandana, black waist length leather jacket and dark jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this rape is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.