On Thursday evening, the NYPD released photos of a man who is suspected of raping a 27-year-old woman in Central Park at about 7:20am that morning – asking the public to help identify the suspect.
WANTED: @NYPDDetectives need your help to identify & locate this man in regard to the rape of a 27-year-old woman in Central Park on Thurs, 11/11/21, at approximately 7:20am. Anyone with information is asked to contact @NYPDTips via DM or call #800577TIPS. Calls are confidential. pic.twitter.com/GyRkttbSZ6
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) November 11, 2021
The NYPD says the assault took place in the vicinity of Swan Lake in the southeastern section of the park, and that the victim had been approached from behind and choked before being sexually assaulted. She was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.