NYPD: Man Followed Woman Off Bus, Asked for Directions & Raped Her - NBC New York

NYPD: Man Followed Woman Off Bus, Asked for Directions & Raped Her

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    Man Follows Woman off Bus and Rapes Her

    Police are looking for the man suspected of following off an MTA bus in Queens and raping her. Jummy Olabanji reports. (Published Monday, Feb. 18, 2019)

    Police are looking for a man they say followed a woman off a bus, pretended to ask for directions to the subway and then raped her.

    NYPD officials said the attacker approached the woman after she got off the bus at 54th Street and Skillman Avenue in Woodside, Queens, around 10:40 p.m on Friday.

    He asked her for directions to the 7 train before pushing her against a vehicle and raping her, according to authorities.

    After the attack, police say the woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.

    The attacker ran offf, but police say he was spotted not long after aboard a Q32 bus. 

    Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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