Man Arrested in Queens Stun Gun Sex Assault Case

A Greek man has been arrested on charges he used a stun gun to subdue his ex-girlfriend and sexually assault her in her Queens apartment.
Authorities say 23-year-old Prodromos Vasilopoulos of Athens was picked up Wednesday at John F. Kennedy Airport while waiting to board a flight to London. A stun gun was recovered in his carry-on bag.
Authorities say the suspect pretended to be a UPS deliveryman to gain entrance Tuesday to the 19-year-old woman's apartment where he allegedly beat and raped her.
Vasilopoulos is to be arraigned Thursday on various charges, including predatory sexual assault and criminal possession of a weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years to life in prison.
It was not immediately clear if he had a lawyer.

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