MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Police released an image of a man Tuesday they say simulated having a firearm before forcing a woman into a Bronx building and raping her.
The 27-year-old woman was walking near St. Ann’s Avenue and East 135 Street Sunday around 6:45 a.m. when police said she was attacked.
After simulating a gun and forcing the woman into a building, she was made to perform a sex act before being raped, police said.
The man then allegedly robbed the woman of $40.
The victim was hospitalized, treated and released after the rape, police said.
The man sought is described as a standing 6 feet tall, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweats and white sneakers.
An image of him was also released. It shows the man standing on East 138 Street.