NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say the man accused of raping a massage parlor employee in Queens has been taken into custody.
The attack happened around 2:30 p.m. Saturday near 37th Avenue and Main Street in Flushing.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul: Nearly 200 People To Be Released From Rikers Under 'Less Is More Act'
Police said 21-year-old Terrell Green posed as a customer and asked for a foot massage. Once he was alone with the 56-year-old worker, he allegedly pinned her against the massage table and raped her.
The Bronx resident is also accused of stealing her cellphone but dropped it as he fled, police said.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
“It’s hard to believe it’s actually happening around here,” said one woman who works on the block. “It’s so close to me.”MORE NEWS: FDA Advisory Panel To Vote On Pfizer's COVID Booster Shot
Police said Green has been charged with rape, robbery, two counts of burglary, and grand larceny.