NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and apprehending a rape suspect.
Authorities said the individual is responsible for three attacks, which took place in Brooklyn.
The NYPD said that in each incident, the suspect engaged his victims in a conversation and then lured them to an isolated location, where he raped them.
The first incident happened at 9 p.m. in the vicinity of Albany Avenue and Fenimore Street on April 4. The victim, a 25-year-old woman, was lured to a parking lot and raped, police said.
The second incident happened on April 11 at around 8 a.m. Police said a 19-year-old woman was approached by the suspect in the vicinity of Remsen Avenue and Farragut Road. That victim was lured to the driveway of a private home and raped, police said.
Police said the third victim was just 15 years old and approached in a building in the vicinity of Midwood Street and Schenectady Avenue. Authorities said the victim was lured to the 6th floor on April 11 at around 8:15 p.m. and then raped.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5-foot-9, between 160 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green camouflaged jacket, pants, boots and baseball cap (possibly with a NY Knick or Yankees logo), police said.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.
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