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Police arrest man for raping woman at gunpoint near Prospect Park

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Cops on Wednesday cuffed the man whom they suspect raped a 59-year-old woman at gunpoint near the Prospect Park Parade Ground earlier this month.

Police slapped the 28-year-old suspect, who lives in Queens, with charges that included two counts of rape, strangulation, sexual abuse, and unlawful imprisonment, according to authorities.

The victim told police the man on Nov. 18 grabbed her on Parkside Avenue near Parade Place at 4 am, warning her he was armed with a knife and a gun.

The suspect then shoved the woman against a parked van before dragging her behind a bench, where he raped her, according to cops.

Following the rape, the man allegedly smashed a window of the van and then entered it with the victim, whom he unsuccessfully tried to sexually assault again while inside, according to authorities, who said the guy stole $10 from the woman’s purse and fled after his failed second attempt.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 10:31 am, November 29, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Mathematician from Brooklyn says:
Is that really the full description the cops gave?
Nov. 20, 4:52 pm
Hillary from Prison says:
This is what you get when you vote for Democrats, folks.
Nov. 20, 6:54 pm
Anderson Poopypants from Commie News Channel says:
They are not allowed to disclose the race of the suspect unless they are WHITE, Don Lemon approves of this message
Nov. 20, 11:25 pm
Hillary from Prison says:
Me feeling empowered to spew my stupidity is what happens when you elect a racist dirtbag into the white house, folks.
Nov. 21, 2:05 pm
Whoopi Goldfarb from The Vomitarium says:
Wrong again Hillary, we enjoy freedom of speech in this country. You can spew your stupidity at any time. It was true even during the Obama mistake. If you don’t like that freedom then move to a Iran biyatch! And take that Huma thing with you!
Nov. 21, 5:08 pm
Hillary from Prison says:
Whoopi Goldfarb from The Vomitarium, Is English a second language for you? You sound extremely dumb.
Nov. 21, 8:37 pm
concerned from Greenwood says:
What do politics have to do with any of this? Go outside and get some fresh air. This is a horrible story about a rape in our community. Ay yay yay!
Nov. 29, 1:55 pm

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