Suspect Arrested In East Village Rape
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Washington Heights man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in her East Village apartment early Monday.
Fermin Flores, 32, is charged with rape, burglary, criminal sex act and strangulation, police announced Tuesday night.
Police spent Tuesday questioning the man.
The suspect was described as a Hispanic man standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. Before apprehending Flores, police released a surveillance video of a suspect.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
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