Cops looking for man who raped woman in Bronx stairwell

Posted at 8:41 AM, Dec 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-11 08:41:10-05

In the Bronx, cops are looking for a man who they say attacked and raped a woman in her apartment building.

He trailed the 21-year-old along East 143rd street in Mott Haven and followed her into her building.

Then, he forced her into a stairwell and raped her.

Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.  Tipsters can also submit information at or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.