Cop Nabs Turnstile Jumper Who Was Wanted in Rape Case

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013  |  Updated 8:08 AM EDT
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Cop Nabs Turnstile Jumper Who Was Wanted in Rape Case

The NYPD says an officer arrested a man for turnstile jumping and then discovered he was wanted in connection with a rape.

Officer Timothy Russo, who graduated from the Police Academy in January, made the arrest Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the man was trying to ride the subway without paying at Archer Avenue and Parsons Boulevard in Queens and was detained. 

During questioning, police learned the suspect was wanted in connection an August sex attack. In that case, police said a man broke into the victim's home in south-central Queens, choked with her an electrical cord and raped her.

Police say 30-year-old Kenny Campbell was charged with rape and theft of service.

It wasn't immediately clear if the Queens man had an attorney.

 

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