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Man Who Raped Sleeping Woman in Bushwick Apt. Turns Himself In, NYPD Says

By  Gwynne Hogan and Trevor Kapp | October 19, 2017 12:59pm | Updated on October 20, 2017 10:15am

 Jason Lasry turned himself in to police after they released surveillance video of him as a suspect in a Bushwick rape, officials said.
Jason Lasry turned himself in to police after they released surveillance video of him as a suspect in a Bushwick rape, officials said.
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BROOKLYN — The man who raped a sleeping Bushwick woman after breaking into her unlocked apartment over the weekend turned himself in to police Wednesday night, officials said.

Jason Lasry, 38, of Bed-Stuy, saw that police were looking for him and surrendered at the 77th Precinct in Crown Heights just before 9 p.m. for the Saturday attack, according to NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce.

“He’s being charged now," Boyce said at an unrelated press conference at the Police Academy in College Point Thursday morning. "He saw his picture in the paper and he came in with his lawyer, surrendered."

The 24-year-old victim awoke to find Lasry, whom she didn't know, on top of her in the bed before eventually fighting him off.

Lasry has been arrested 13 times dating back to 2000 on charges including marijuana possession and riding a bike on a sidewalk, police said. Eight of his arrests were sealed, police said.

He was ordered held on $10,000 bail at his arraignment in Brooklyn Thursday. 

Information for Lasry's lawyer was not immediately available.