Police say the man in this sketch raped at least two women in John Hancock Park in Brooklyn. The first incident occurred on March 16, and the second on March 23, 2010. Dupree Nicholson, 26, was apprehended and charged with rape, assault and robbery, said a spokesman for DA Charles Hynes.
DNA did him in.
Cops tracked down a rapist wanted for two recent attacks in Bedford-Stuyvesant, authorities said, according to the New York Post.
Dupree Nicholson, 26, grabbed a 56-year-old woman at Fulton Street and Franklin Avenue at 1 a.m. on March 16, police said, and dragged her at gunpoint into John Hancock Park, where he raped and robbed her.
A week later, he sexually assaulted and robbed a 42-year-old woman in an alley near Franklin Avenue and Fulton Street at 5 p.m., police said.
Nicholson was brought in for questioning and voluntarily submitted a DNA sample that linked him to the attacks, police said.
He was charged with rape, assault and robbery, said a spokesman for DA Charles Hynes.
New York Post - April 5, 2010 - By John Doyle