Wednesday, March 24, 2010

WANTED: Rapist, Fulton & Franklin (88th & 79th Precincts)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying an individual wanted in connection with 2 Sexual Assaults that took place in the confines of the 79 precinct.

The details are as follows:

On Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at approximately 0100 hours, in the vicinity of Fulton Street and Franklin Avenue, a F/B/56 was approached by the suspect who was armed with a firearm.  The suspect took the victim to John Hancock Park where he sexually assaulted her and struck her on the head with the firearm causing a laceration. The suspect then fled the location on foot.

The suspect is described as follows:

M/B/unknown age, approximately 5'6", approximately 160 lbs. Black short hair and brown eyes.  He was wearing a green baseball hat, a green military jacket, black boots and brown jeans.

***UPDATE 03-24-10*** 

A new case has been added to the incident that occurred on 03-16-10.

Incident #2 - On Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at approx. 1640 hrs in the vicinity of Franklin Ave. and Fulton St. in the confines of the 88 Pct. a F/B/42 was approached by the suspect who took the victim to an alley where he produced a firearm, struck her in the head, and then sexually assaulted the victim.

The suspect is a M/B/25-35, 5'8"-5'11", 160-180 lbs, and was wearing a green jacket, dark pants, and white sneakers.

See sketch and video.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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