A young woman was raped and squeezed by the neck when she opened the door to her Manhattan apartment, believing she was receiving a delivery, reported NYPD.
The 27-year-old victim told police the man knocked on her door at the 230 East 30th St building, Midtown East, just before noon on Wednesday, and he immediately began to suffocate her.
“He made it look like he was delivering a package,” a NYPD spokeswoman said. The woman later stated that the asphyxia made her lose consciousness and that when she came to, the man was raping her.
In addition, the attacker took his bank cards before fleeing. The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital, he said. New York Post.
No arrests have been announced. NYPD released images of the suspect. Who has information should call at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also via the crimestoppers.nypdonline.org page or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.
🚨WANTED for RAPE: On 12/31 at 11:45 AM near E30 St and 3 Av in #Manhattan, the perp, posing as a delivery man, entered a female victim’s apartment and forcibly raped her. He then stole her credit / debit cards and fled. Recognize him? Call us at 800-577-TIPS. It’s ANONYMOUS. pic.twitter.com/rwCwkQGF3M
– NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) January 1, 2021