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Police impersonators driving red Camaro rape, rob 67-year-old woman in Chelsea: NYPD

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CHELSEA, Manhattan — Police are searching for two police impersonators who raped and robbed a 67-year-old woman on Feb. 29.

The men were driving a red Camaro with a black soft top around 2:30 a.m. when they stopped a woman in her vehicle in front of 345 West 16th St., police said. They told the woman they were police officers and asked her to get out of her vehicle.

They took the woman to a different location a few blocks down, raped her, and stole her purse that had $135 and a Samsung tablet inside, police said.

The two police impersonators went back to their Camaro and drove eastbound on West 16th Street.

The first suspect is described as a bald man in his forties, 5-feet-10-inches tall and 220 pounds. He was wearing a gray T-shirt and blue jeans at the time of the incident.

The second suspect is described as a man in his forties, 5-feet-10-inches tall and 210 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap and white jogging suit at the time of the incident.

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