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VOL. 110, NO. 30 FEBRUARY 21-27, 2019
BY ROBERT POZARYCKI
NYC's Largest Real Estate Section
Police need the
public’s help in
fi nding a man who
raped a woman as she
slept in her Ridgewood
According to law
the suspect and
victim fell asleep inside
the woman’s apartment
in the area of Gates and St. Nicholas Avenues
early on the morning of Feb. 7.
Sources familiar with the investigation said
the two were “acquaintances.”
At about 5 a.m., authorities said, the victim
woke up to discover the suspect raping her.
She was able to break free from his clutches.
The rapist removed her Apple watch and cash,
then fled the scene in an unknown direction.
On Feb. 15, the NYPD released video footage
of the suspect walking in front of a store in
the vicinity of Gates and St. Nicholas Avenues.
Cops described him as a black man between
27 and 32 years of age, standing about 5 feet,
11 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a
black jacket and black jeans while carrying
Anyone with information regarding the
perpetrator’s whereabouts can call Crime
Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial
888-57-PISTA). All calls are kept confidential.
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