Man wanted after woman raped in Queens alley: police

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Rape suspect sought in Jamaica, Queens

Police are looking for a man they say raped a woman in an alleyway in Jamaica, Queens early Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2020.

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JAMAICA, Queens — Police are looking for a man who raped a woman in a Queens alley early Saturday morning, the NYPD said Sunday.

According to authorities, a 27-year-old woman was walking along Jamaica Avenue, near 163rd Street, around 4 a.m. when a man walking ahead of her stopped.

As the woman started to walk around him, the man grabbed her, dragged her into a nearby alley and raped her, police said.

EMS took the woman to a nearby hospital with injuries to her head, body, arms and legs, authorities said.

The man police are looking for is described as between 25 and 35 years old, standing about 5 feet, 6 inches, and last seen wearing black sneakers, a dark-colored ski cap, a tan vest, blue jeans, and a black sweater.

The NYPD has put out the above surveillance images of the man in question.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, 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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