A 19-year-old man was raped in a bathroom in Union Square Park last night. According to A Walk In The Park, the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night between E. 16/17th Streets near Union Square East. The victim claims the suspect followed him into the men's bathroom and attacked him inside a stall.
The victim, who was taken to Bellevue Hospital, reportedly told cops he was "in fear for his safety." The NYPD press office confirmed to us that there is an open investigation into the incident right now, but wouldn't comment further on it.