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Police Looking For Nassau County Rape Suspect

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(credit: Nassau County police)

(credit: Nassau County police)

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EAST MEADOW, NY (CBSNewYork) – Police in Nassau County are trying to find a suspect who is wanted in connection with a rape.

It happened back on Aug. 18 in East Meadow. Police say around 5 a.m., the knife-wielding suspect raped a victim near the Hempstead Turnpike.

Police have now released a sketch of the suspect, who was wearing orange basketball shorts, a t-shirt and black, grey and white sneakers while carrying a blue backpack at the time of the incident.

If you have any information, call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept anonymous.

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