Sketch released in Brooklyn rape

September 17, 2008 8:04:38 PM PDT
A woman was attacked on her way to work in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn. According to police, the 39-year-old victim was surprised by a man near her apartment building along Fort Hamilton Parkway around 8:40 a.m.

He struck the victim over the head with a screwdriver and raped her in an alley, investigators said.

The victim did not know her attacker, police said. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated and released

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30's or 40's, approximately 5'8"-6'0" tall, 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was also described as wearing a white collared striped shirt with blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this case is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-tips (8477).

You can also text tips to 274637(crimes), then enter tip577. All information is kept strictly confidential.

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