The police are looking for a man accused of raping a woman in Bedford-Stuyvesant early yesterday morning.
According to the NYPD, the attack took place at 3 a.m. yesterday, August 17: The 52-year-old victim was near Putnam Avenue in Brooklyn when the man "ordered her to follow him under the threat of being shot. The victim followed the suspect to a building on Lefferts Place where he proceeded to assault her and push his fingers down her throat. The suspect then removed the victim's underwear and raped her near an outside staircase leading to a basement. The victim lost two teeth in the attack and was transported to an area hospital where she is listed in stable condition."
The police released video of the suspect, describing him as being in his late thirties with a muscular build, adding, "The suspect possibly has bite marks on his right hand."
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.