NYPD On The Hunt For Flushing/College Point Rapist

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with three sexual assaults in the Flushing and College Point section of Queens.

The suspect, described as a male Hispanic in his 20s, is approximately 5-foot-5 and 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans and dark sneakers.

He first struck on Sept. 22 in the vicinity of Avenue A, attacking a 37-year-old woman from behind. Then on Dec. 12, police said he slammed a 27-year-old woman against a wall and sexually assaulted near Sanford Avenue and 147th Street, This past Sunday he assaulted a 25-year-old woman near 37-04 Bowne St.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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