By Geoffrey Croft
(Photos: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates)
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped early this morning in Riverside Park in back of a popular playground, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The incident occurred Monday morning at approximately 2:15am beside a tree adjacent to Dinosaur Playground between W. 96/97th Streets.
The victim was taken to St. Luke's Hospital.
The victim returned to the scene with detectives from the Special Victims squad at noon today where she was seen pointing to the location where alleged incident occurred. Detectives were seen taking photographs beside a large tree.
Police have interviewed a possible suspect, a male hispanic.
The matter is under investigation.
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped early this morning in Riverside Park beside the large tree. Dinosaur Playground is behind it.
A father enters Dinosaur Playground with his daughter this afternoon.
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