Woman raped, robbed at her Queens apartment

RIDGEWOOD, Queens — Police are looking for the man who allegedly raped and robbed a woman at her Queens apartment.

It happened on Feb. 7 in the vicinity of Gates and Saint Nicholas avenues in Ridgewood.

Police say the man told the victim, 28, he was locked out of his apartment, and she let him sleep on her couch.

While she was asleep, the man raped her before she woke up and was able to break free, according to police.

The man then took the victim’s Apple watch and cash before fleeing, police said.

Police describe the sought individual as a male between 27 and 32 years old, about 5-feet 11-inches and was last seen wearing black jeans and a black jacket and was carrying a backpack. According to police, both individuals know each other, but the extent of their relationship was not immediately known.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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