Suspect wanted for gunpoint rape in Queens

April 20, 2012 7:14:22 PM PDT
Police are on the lookout for a suspect who is wanted for rape in St. Albans, Queens.

On Friday morning, a 21-year-old woman was approached by a man carrying a gun while walking near the intersection of Farmers Blvd and 111th Road. She was then forced into an alley and raped.

The suspect is said to be a black male in his 20s and approximately 5'5" with a thin build. He was wearing a black Champion hoodie and a grey scarf.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where she was treated and released.

Anyone with information about this rape is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website or text their tips to 274637(CRIMES) and then enter "TIP577".

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