New video in search for rapist who attacked jogger in Lower East Side park

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Surveillance video of the suspect was released by the NYPD.

A 26-year-old jogger was raped while running through East River Park on the Lower East Side Wednesday night.

The woman was attacked in the park, near Jackson Street, at around 7:30 p.m.

She was jogging along the footpath when she was approached by a man who tried to engage her and then attacked, police say.

He raped her and fled the scene on a bicycle.

The woman was bruised and scraped and taken to Beth Israel Medical Center in stable condition.

The suspect, described as 220 pounds with dreadlocks, fled the scene on a bicycle.

Police scoured the scene but no arrests were made.
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