Police arrested 46-year-old Ramon Rotestan of the Bronx. He faces rape and robbery charges.
The assault occurred on May 9 at about 10 p.m. in the area of Bolton Street and Lydig Avenue in the Pelham Bay section. Police say he followed a 40-year-old woman into her building. He then got into the elevator with her and attacked her.
Police say he also robbed the woman of $112 before taking off.
The victim was treated at Jacobi Hospital.
It was unclear if Rotestan had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.