Police: Man Arrested In Alleged Rape, Robbery Of Tourist At Bronx Hotel
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man is under arrest in connection with the rape of a tourist in the Bronx.
Ivan Jones, 27, of the Bronx, has been charged with rape, robbery, strangulation and assault.
Jones first encountered the 33-year-old victim from North Carolina on a subway train at East 14th street and Union Square and gave her directions, police said.
He then followed the victim to her hotel room, knocked on the door around 4 a.m. and pushed his way inside before raping her, police said.