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.
On Monday night, police were on the hunt for the suspect who broke into an apartment building in the heart of Little Italy on Mulberry street and raped a woman in the middle of the night as her unsuspecting child slept next to her.
Police were searching Saturday for a man they said attacked and tried to rape a woman in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
A former Westchester County teacher was arraigned on rape charges Wednesday, after she allegedly had a sexual affair with a 14-year-old boy who attended her school.
The attack happened early Thursday morning as police said a 24-year-old missionary was letting herself into the center.
The man pushed the 24-year-old woman into the building, beat her and then sexually assaulted her, sources said.
Police on Wednesday were searching two suspects in connection with the sexual assault a 16-year-old girl in East Flatbush, Brooklyn late last week.
A New York City woman had harsh words Wednesday for the rapist who victimized her while she was watching birds in Central Park.
The fear factor has been exacerbated by a recent spate of sexual assaults in the park.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said investigators uncovered “clear evidence” that 21-year-old Patrick O’Sullivan of East Moriches planned “a new scheme he believed would result in his freedom.”
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.
A man has been returned to the United States from India, and is being held on charges that he raped a 14-year-old girl more than three years ago on Long Island.
Police said a livery cab driver raped a woman last week in Brooklyn, but was the suspect really a legitimate cabbie?