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West Farms »

12-Year-Old Girl Raped in The Bronx, Police Say

The suspect dragged her several blocks trying to find a secluded place, police said.

Douglaston »

Woman Raped at Gunpoint in Queens Spa Where She Worked, Police Say

Her attacker can be seen in a video walking through the Douglaston spa, police said.

Morningside Heights »

Activists Ambush Columbia Admissions Session to Protest Sex Assault Policy

Student activists told prospective families the university's new sexual assault policy is a failure.

Crown Heights »

Man Tries to Rape Woman in Crown Heights After Offering Money for Sex: NYPD

The suspect attacked the woman when she refused his offer to pay for sex, police said.

Fort Greene »

Woman Raped in the Back Seat of Green Cab Hailed in Fort Greene, Police Say

Cab driver Esa Alusaimi was charged with rape and criminal sex act.

Union Square »

Woman Groped on L Train in Union Square, Police Say

The 25-year-old woman was grabbed as the L train pulled into the transit hub in December, police said.

Brownsville »

Thieves Sexually Assault and Stab Couple in Gunpoint Robbery, Police Say

Two men sexually assaulted a woman and stabbed her boyfriend in a Brownsville home, police said.

East Village »

Predator Linked to Sex Attacks in East Village and Uptown, Police Say

Police have tied the suspect to five cases of sexual assault in recent weeks.

Morningside Heights »

Feds Open Investigation Into Columbia's Handling of Rape Complaints

The investigation will probe whether Columbia and Barnard mishandled sexual assault cases on campus. 

Corona »

Woman Fends Off Sex Attacker Who Threw Her to the Ground, Police Say

The suspect covered her mouth and threw her to the ground on 43rd Avenue, police said.

Civic Center »

High-Level Employee in Manhattan DA Office Accused of Sex Assault by Intern

DA Cy Vance Jr. asked for a special prosecutor when an intern wouldn't discuss allegations of assault.

Fort Greene »

Grandmother Sexually Assaulted and Robbed in Fort Greene, Police Say

The 75-year-old woman was assaulted around 8 a.m. on New Year's Day, police said.

East Village »

East Village Rapist Wanted for Second Attack on Teen Girl, Police Say

Police are looking for a man they said is behind two East Village sexual assaults.

East Village »

Woman Sexually Assaulted in Her East Village Apartment Building, Police Say

She was followed into her East 6th Street building and attacked, police said.

Bushwick »

Ex-Con Forces Girl to Have Sex by Pretending to be an NYPD Officer: Police

Walter Barnes, who raped two teens in 2001, was accused of another attack, police said.