NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man accused of raping and stealing from a Queens woman.

Investigators say the man was seen in surveillance video walking with the victim before the alleged attack.

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Suspect accused of Queens rape. (Credit: NYPD)

According to police, the two both went to sleep at the victim’s Ridgewood home on Feb. 7, but the woman says the suspect raped her as she slept.

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After the Queens resident woke up to fight the suspect off, he allegedly stole her Apple watch and cash before fleeing the apartment.

Police described the suspect as a black man, 27-32 years-old, and around 5-foot-11. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black jeans, and carrying a backpack.

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Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.