Police Hunting Suspect for Raping Teen in Queens
QUEENS — Cops are hunting a man who raped a 19-year-old woman in Richmond Hill late Sunday night, the NYPD said.
The suspect grabbed the victim from behind about 11 p.m. near 89th Avenue between 102nd and 104th streets, forced her behind a house and sexually assaulted her, police said.
The man is described as 25 and 35 years old, standing 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7, and weighing 190 to 210 pounds, cops said. He had spiked hair and was wearing cargo shorts and a tank top featuring characters from the show "Family Guy," police said.
Police released a video of a man they believe is the suspect on Wednesday night, which was taped shortly after the crime occurred.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). They can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.