New York News
Police search for rape suspect in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
GREENPOINT (WABC) -- Police are searching for a suspect they say raped a 26-year-old woman in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn.
Investigators say the suspect may have targeted his victim because of her sexual orientation.
The suspect was caught on camera trying to strike up a conversation with the woman as she walked down Java Street in Greenpoint last Sunday.
Police say he then pulled out a knife and raped her.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25-35 years old, 5'9" tall with a medium build and dark hair. He was wearing a black tee short with an unknown design on the front, blue jeans and was carrying a knapsack.
Anyone with information in regards to this rape is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
new york city, greenpoint, brooklyn, rape, new york news
- AccuWeather: More snow Saturday
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- Get WATCH ABC for your mobile device
- iWitness Photos and Videos
- Charges expected in fraternity death
- Search for hit and run driver in fatal crash
- LIRR, NJT ban booze ahead of Santacon
- Mayor-elect de Blasio to visit White House
- Nassau County police commissioner ousted
- Budget vote approved in the House
- Some from Newtown join vigil at National Cathedral
- Sandy victims turn year of loss into season of giving
- Golden Globes nominations announced
- Photos: 60 photos of Golden Globe nominees