Woman Raped in Bronx Apartment Building, Police Say

By Joe Parziale on December 10, 2012 6:51pm 

 Police are looking for a man in his 20s in connection with a rape near East 143rd Street and Morris Avenue in The Bronx Dec. 9, 2012, the NYPD said.
Police are looking for a man in his 20s in connection with a rape near East 143rd Street and Morris Avenue in The Bronx Dec. 9, 2012, the NYPD said.
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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.

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