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Sex Assault

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Police: Suspect Impersonated Cop Before Sexually Assaulting Teen Boy

The suspect is described as a white man, between 45 and 49 years old. Authorities said the man weighs about 145 pounds and has a bald head, grey mustache and a mole under the left side of his lip.

12/27/2011

Police say this man raped a woman on Dec. 4, 2011 in Long Island City. (credit: NYPD)

Police Hunt For Long Island City Rape Suspects

The attack took place early Sunday morning. Police say a 20-year-old woman was walking near Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street when two men grabbed her.

12/06/2011

Police say this is the man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in the East Village on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD On The Hunt For East Village Attempted Rape Suspect

On Monday, police released crystal-clear surveillance video of a man they said tried to rape a woman inside her East Village apartment building on Sunday morning.

11/14/2011

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Sex Predator Attacks In Spotlight Following Incidents In Queens, Brooklyn

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and council member Jimmy Van Bramer held a news conference to bring attention to a sexual predator who has attacked women – and a 12-year-old girl – in Queens.

10/17/2011

Instructor Brenda Jones teaches self defense (credit: CBS 2)

Enrollment Increases At Self Defense Classes Amid Continuing Brooklyn, Queens Sex Assaults

Robin Aigner has had enough of the sex assaults that seem to be plaguing her Sunset Park neighborhood. Refusing to live scared, she and about 100 others spent Sunday learning how to fight back.

10/16/2011

Police earlier released this surveillance photo related to an alleged sexual assault in Morningside Park on Oct. 9, 2011. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Makes Arrest In Morningside Park Sex Assault

Authorities said Tuesday night that 19-year-old Jason Harris was arrested and charged with criminal sex act in the 1st degree.

10/11/2011

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NYPD Searches For Anti-Gay Assault And Robbery Suspect

Police say the 24-year-old victim was approached by a man who pretended to have a gun on Myrtle Avenue on Sept. 5. The suspect robbed his cell phone and asked about his sexual orientation.

09/25/2011

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Police Looking For Suspect In Violent Queens Sexual Assault

Authorities said the suspect dragged the victim into an alley, punched her repeatedly and sexually assaulted her Tuesday morning in Woodhaven.

07/27/2011

Mbarek Lafrem is escorted by officials after being charged with brutally beating a woman at the Social Bar in Midtown after she allegedly rejected his advances Friday, March 12,  2010. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Mbarek Lafrem Pleads Guilty To Beating Nurse In Bathroom Of Midtown Pub Social

The Moroccan-born Lafrem and the woman, a nurse, crossed paths at a Manhattan bar in March 2010. He lived in Norwood, Pa., but was working in Manhattan.

07/19/2011

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Documents: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Claimed He Had Diplomatic Immunity

Strauss-Kahn also complained that his handcuffs were too tight when he was picked up at John F. Kennedy airport for allegedly sexually assaulting a maid at the Sofitel hotel in Manhattan.

06/17/2011

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Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted In Upper West Side Sex Assault

Authorities said the suspect approached a woman at the intersection of West 75th Street and Broadway around 2:30 a.m. Thursday and threw her to the ground before sexually assaulting her.

06/10/2011

Video still from a surveillance camera showing the attack on a woman in Park Slope on March 20 (credit: CBS 2)

Internal Affairs Probing Police Response To Park Slope Sex Assault

The investigation surrounds the availability of a neighbor’s security camera video that captured the incident. Authorities will now look to see why police may have ignored the video and continued to canvass the area for the alleged attacker instead.

06/08/2011

NYC Limo Driver Pleads Guilty To Raping Law Student

Rajeev Kumar said nothing except “yes” to a judge’s questions as he pleaded guilty to charges including rape and conspiracy. The 31-year-old is expected to get a 15-to-21-year prison sentence.

06/08/2011

Security camera still police say shows William Giraldo, who was arrested Tuesday. (credit: DCPI)

Police Arrest William Giraldo In Connection With Sunset Park Rape

A suspected sexual predator is off the streets. He’s already charged in one vicious attack. Now police want to know if he’s responsible for preying on other women in Brooklyn.

06/07/2011

Security camera still police say shows William Giraldo, who was arrested Tuesday. (credit: DCPI)

Brooklyn Rape Suspect Still At Large

The NYPD was asking for the public’s help to find the suspect responsible for one rape and three attempted rapes in Brooklyn.

06/06/2011

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