It happened around 10 p.m. on Monday.
Authorities say the suspect followed the 40-year-old victim into an apartment building elevator near Bolton Street and Lydig Avenue.
Investigators say the man seen in surveillance video pulled out a knife, raped her, and stole more than $100 from her.
The victim was taken to the hospital.
If you recognize the man seen in NYPD surveillance video, you are asked to call police.
Call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by messaging on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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