Woman Raped in Bronx Apartment Building, Police Say
By Joe Parziale on December 10, 2012 6:51pm
THE BRONX — Police are looking for a man accused of raping a 21-year-old woman in a Mott Haven apartment building early Sunday morning, authorities said.
The suspect followed the victim into an apartment building near East 143rd Street and Morris Avenue about 1:30 a.m., forced her into a stairwell and sexually assaulted her, police said.
Police described the suspect as a man in his 20s, 5-foot-7, with a bump on his left cheek. He was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a black hooded sweatshirt and a Yankees hat, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS or by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com. The public can also send tips by text to 274637(CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.