Suspect dragged young woman into alleyway before sexually assaulting her: police

Posted at 10:45 PM, Feb 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-11 22:45:46-05

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Police are looking for the man who they say grabbed a 20-year-old woman and raped her in a Manhattan alley early Sunday.

Around 3:35 a.m. she got out of a yellow cab on East 58th St., when he dragged from behind into the alley.  Police say he sexually assaulted her before fleeing.

The suspect is described as a black male, 35-40 years old, 6’2″, 190 lbs. and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).