A 41-year-old woman was raped and robbed in Sara D. Roosevelt Park in lower Manhattan early Thursday morning, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
Observant NYPD officers saw Yeison Riano, 31, leaving the scene. The alleged incendent occurred in Sara D Roosevelt Park at Stanton & Forsythe St. (opposite 204 Forsythe St.) on Thursday June 23rd at 2:15 am, according to law enforcement sources.
The victim was treated at Beth Israel Hospital.
The assailant - who lives off the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens - was transported to the 5th Precinct. Riano was charged with 1st Degree Rape, Rape of a helpless individual, and Robbery. – Geoffrey Croft
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