Man Threatens Masseuse With Knife Before Stealing Money and Raping Her: NYPD

Police in New York City have arrested a suspect accused of stealing money from a masseuse before raping her.

Luchiano Crook, 26, allegedly entered the Vivi Massage Spa on Jamaica Avenue in Queens on Monday night and he was asked to wait for a masseuse in a room, according to the NYPD.

When the 45-year-old employee entered the room, Crook allegedly pulled out a knife. He then demanded money from the victim and she handed him $100 in cash, police said.

The suspect then raped the employee before running away. Police initially described him as a 30-year-old, 6'0" and weighs about 200 lbs.

The victim was treated at NYC Health & Hospitals/Queens and released, according to police.

Copyright NBC New York
Contact Us