EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 5:50 p.m.
Police took 45-year-old Andre Clarke into custody on Sunday morning after an extensive manhunt.
Investigators said he raped the child Saturday morning inside her home in Brownsville.
The @nypd is asking for the public’s assistance locating Andre Clarke, who is wanted for a rape that occurred earlier today. The suspect fled the scene in a 2018 Nissan Maxima, NY plate # JKN 4415 pic.twitter.com/jCBXFWkZY6
— Chief Rodney Harrison (@NYPDDetectives) February 15, 2020
Police said Clarke is known to the girl’s family.
The victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
Clarke is facing rape and sexual abuse charges.
Anyone who has information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.