Thursday, January 14, 2016

Police Release Information On Two Suspects Wanted In Highbridge Park Rape & Assault Last Month

The other suspect was described as a light-skinned Hispanic man wearing a red cap, a black jacket and a white hoodie.

Police are looking for two men accused of raping and beating a woman in Highbridge Park on December 17th. The victim was taken to an area hospital with facial trauma and a laceration to the back of her head. One suspect is described as a light-skinned Hispanic. 


Police are looking for two men accused of raping a woman inside a Washington Heights park last month.  

According to police, the 33-year-old victim met her two assailants on W. 179th St. and St. Nicholas Ave. at about 9:30 p.m.  The woman had never met the two before, but agreed to go to Highbridge Park with them, near Amsterdam Ave. and W. 177th St., according to sources familiar with the case, according to the New York Daily News. 

Cops are looking for two men accused of raping a woman at Highbridge Park, one suspect is described as wearing a long black jacket with a fur hood.
The other suspect was said to be wearing a long, black jacket with a fur hood.

Once there, they drank and smoked weed together, and the men raped and physically assaulted her, sources said.  

She was then taken by ambulance to an area hospital, where she was treated for facial trauma and a cut to the back of her head, police said.  

Police released photos of the two suspects Tuesday night, after investigators went looking for “viable video” of the men, an NYPD spokesman said.  

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man with light skin, wearing a red cap with a black brim, a black waist length jacket, a white hoodie sweater with a black stripe on the hood, light colored jeans, and multicolored white and purple sneakers. 

Police describe the second suspect as a man wearing a three-quarter black coat with a fur lined hoodie, black jeans, a black cap, and multicolored red and black sneakers.  

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or
visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

Read More:

Two suspects accused of raping woman in Highbridge Park in Washington Heights 
New York Daily News - January 13, 2016 - By John Annese    

A Walk In The Park - December 18, 2015 - Geoffrey Croft

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