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60-year-old woman raped in Astoria today, cops search for suspect


March 26, 2015 By Michael Florio

Police are searching for a man that they say raped a 60-year-old woman this afternoon.

The suspect followed the victim into her home, located near 30th Ave and 35th Street, just before 1 pm. The suspect sexually assaulted the woman and then fled the scene, according to the NYPD.

The suspect is described as a heavyset black male, bald, in his 40s, wearing a red shirt and light pants.

Police responded to the scene and the victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is still ongoing and police are asking for anyone with any information to come forward and call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).


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