NYPD looking for East River Park rapist

Police are looking for a man who dragged a jogger by her hair and then raped her.  Surveillance video captured the suspect using the victim's credit card inside of a deli.

The attack happened Wednesday evening near Jackson Street, at around 7:30 p.m. in East River Park.

The 26-year-old woman was jogging when police say the suspect assaulted her, grabbed her by her hair, took her to an isolated area in the park and raped her. 

The victim was taken to Beth Israel Medical Center in stable condition. The suspect, described as 220 pounds with dreadlocks, fled the scene on a bicycle.

 

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