Woman raped at massage parlor in Queens, police say

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

FLUSHING, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man who they said raped a woman at a massage parlor in Queens.

At 3:30 p.m. on June 16, the suspect went into a massage parlor near Union Street and 37th Avenue. He solicited a massage from a 40-year-old woman, then police said that he raped her in a oprivate room before fleeing.

The victim was removed to Queens General Hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned Hispanic man, 23- to 27-years-old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 150 to 160 pounds. He has black hair and a beard, and was last seen wearing a grey tank top, blue jeans, black boots with a duffel bag with a Nike logo.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS.