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Police release sketch of suspect in rape of Queens teen

Queens rape suspect
Posted at 8:43 PM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 20:43:24-05

ST. ALBANS, Queens — Police released a sketch of a man sought in connection with a Queens rape on Thursday.

The 18-year-old victim was walking near 199th Street and 120th Avenue shortly after midnight on May 1 when a man offered her a ride, police said. She agreed and got in the vehicle.

The man drove to a nearby location and raped the teen, officials said.

Police have asked for help identifying the man.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).