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Police: Unidentified Man Committed Rape On Subway Steps In Brooklyn

Suspect in Brooklyn rape (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect in Brooklyn rape (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The NYPD is looking for a man who allegedly committed rape in Brooklyn on April 6th.

In the area of Stanhope Street and Wyckoff Avenue, the man grabbed a 37-year-old woman and raped her on the steps of the L Train subway station, police said. He fled the scene following the incident.

The suspect is a 24-year-old Hispanic, standing between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-9 and weighing roughly 150 pounds, the NYPD confirmed. He has short black hair, brown eyes and a scar below his left lip.

He is believed to have worn lime green sneakers, a black bubble vest and blue jeans on the night of the incident.

If anyone has any information in regard to the rape, they are encouraged to call  the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or visit the website here.

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