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Sex Offender Posed as Officer, Raped Woman: NYPD

The 37-year-old attacked the woman after they met on a Brooklyn street

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    Jason Forgetta

    Police say they're looking for other possible victims after a high-level sex offender flashing a phony police badge assaulted and raped a woman in Brooklyn.

    Jason Forgetta was charged Friday with rape, robbery and criminal impersonation of a police officer.

    Police say the 37-year-old, who also goes by Jason Torres, attacked the woman after they met early Wednesday on a Sunset Park street.

    They say he left with her cell phone and pocketbook.

    Police say the 26-year-old woman invited Forgetta to her home after he showed her a gold shield and identified himself as a police officer.

    Police say Forgetta is pictured on Facebook wearing the shield on a chain. They say the woman picked Forgetta out of a photo array.

    They're asking any other victims to call 212-741-8401.