Omar Hoist, 32, was arrested inside Metropolitan Hospital on Tuesday after receiving a tip. He is charged with rape, strangulation and assault.
Police said they are looking to question 32-year-old Omar Hoist.
Police said a woman was walking on East 88 Street near 5th Avenue when she was approached by a man, who began talking to her as they walked toward Central Park, police said.
Sources told CBS 2 that a 28-year-old woman was seen walking with a man into the park. She claims he asked her for directions, took her into the park and assaulted her.
The devastation sparked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has prompted people in the Tri-State Area to act – especially those with personal ties to the country.
Most people know the Great Lawn, Bethesda Fountain and the Central Park Zoo, but WLNY’s Alex Denis stopped by the park Wednesday morning to check out some of its hidden treasures.
The night before the marathon, runners loaded up on pasta for its carb content in Central Park.
The easiest way to see leaves, of course, is to find a copse or thicket and just look up – but what’s the fun in that?
The walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Merchant’s Gate entrance across from Columbus Circle.
A New York City woman had harsh words Wednesday for the rapist who victimized her while she was watching birds in Central Park.
Banksy wrote on his website that he had set up a stall in Central Park on Saturday with original signed works.
It’s free and open to the public, and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weather permitting at the Naumberg Bandshell.
An ex-convict drifter pleaded guilty Tuesday to attacking a 74-year-old birdwatcher in Central Park, in a case that prompted calls for tougher penalties for sex offenders.
Alicia Keys, Kings of Leon, John Mayer, Elvis Costello and Stevie Wonder were set to appear Saturday at the Global Citizen Festival concert in Central Park.
It was all a part of the 13th annual Chess In The parks festival, the largest outdoor chess event in the nation.