NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a man in the rape of a 24-year-old woman during a party inside an apartment in Chelsea.

It happened the morning of February 3rd inside a bathroom at the Fulton Houses on West 17th Street.

Police said two men attacked the victim inside a bathroom and then took off. EMS workers responded and the victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

26-year-old George Ballo of Manhattan has been arrested and is facing rape charges as authorities continue to search for a second suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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