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Flatbush Residents Rally for Arrest of Serial Rapist



    Flatbush Residents Rally for Arrest of Serial Rapist
    Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Web site or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

    Community leaders and concerned residents will rally today at the corner of two busy streets in Brooklyn, where a serial rapist has targeted three women.

    All three incidents occurred near the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Bedford Avenue in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, police said.

    A rally Monday organized by the Urban Community Council seeks to raise awareness of the matter and calls for greater efforts to apprehend the suspect, wanted for three sexual assaults

    The first attack took place back on April 13, when the man sexually assaulted a woman after following her back to her apartment, police said.

    He struck again in May and most recently on Friday, Dec. 10.  In both cases, he forced his way into his victims' apartments and raped them.

    All of the attacks took place between 10:30 p.m. and 2 a.m, police said.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.