Transgender teen raped in Central Park: NYPD

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CENTRAL PARK, Manhattan — Police are investigating after a 19-year-old transgender man reported being raped in the Ramble in Central Park early Wednesday morning, according to the NYPD.

The assault took place at 1 a.m. around 72nd Street and West Drive. The victim said he was raped and he was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The NYPD told PIX11 News the investigation is preliminary and ongoing. No arrests have been made.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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