Man Rapes, Robs Elderly Woman Using Walker In NYC

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NEW YORK — The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following Person of Interest wanted for questioning in connection to a rape that occurred in the Bronx within the confines of the 52 Precinct.

It was reported to police that on Monday, January 8, 2018, an individual followed the 64 year-old female victim, who uses a walker, into her residential apartment building in the vicinity of East Gun Hill Road and Dekalb Avenue.

The individual continued to follow her to her apartment, at which point he pushed her inside, threatened her with a gun and sexually assaulted her. The suspect made off with about $250

EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital in stable condition. The Person of Interest is described as follows:

– Male, Black
– 6’1″ to 6’3″
– Medium complexion
– Has a mustache.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.