Monday, September 3, 2012

Woman Raped In Riverside Park


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.

Police at the scene.

An officer from the 24 Pct watches the crime scene.

A father enters Dinosaur Playground with his daughter this afternoon.

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Woman allegedly raped in Riverside Park
WABC - September 3, 2012 - By Jeff P

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Rape Reported In Riverside Park
1010 WINS - September 3, 2012 -  By Sonia Rincon

Woman, 19, Reports Rape at Riverside Park A 19-year-old woman reported the incident happened at about 2:15 a.m. near the back of Dinosaur Playground  Sep 4, 2012

Woman raped in Riverside Park -
Fox -  September 3, 2012

1 comment:

  1. People this will not be the last inside our NYC Parks. Hire more Parks Police Officers and get rid of the lame who treats the officers like maintenance workers, doing everything they shouldnt be doing!