NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City police are looking for a man who allegedly raped and assaulted a woman at gunpoint in Brooklyn early Monday morning.
The incident happened at 3 a.m. in the area of Putnam Street and Lefferts Place.READ MORE: 'Today's Verdict Is Not The End': Tri-State Area Officials React To Derek Chauvin's Conviction In George Floyd's Death
Police say the suspect threatened the 52-year-old woman with a gun, and ordered her to follow him to a staircase outside a building on Lefferts Place where he pushed his fingers down her throat. The man then reportedly removed the victim’s underwear and raped her, police say.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Guilty On All 3 Counts In George Floyd’s Death
The woman lost two teeth in the attack and was transported to a local hospital where she is listed in stable condition.
The suspect is described as a black male in his late 30s with a muscular build. He may have bite marks on his right hand.MORE NEWS: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).