Masked stranger beats, rapes woman in her NYC apartment

December 16, 2018 - 12:13 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police are hunting for a masked man who beat up and raped a woman in her Bronx apartment last week.

The NYPD released a sketch of the suspect on Sunday. They said he was last seen wearing a black hoodie, a black mask, black sweatpants and black gloves.

He broke into the woman’s home near Cruger Avenue and Maran Place in the Morris Park neighborhood last Wednesday, according to police.

Once inside, the man beat the 41-year-old woman up and raped her.

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The NYPD said the woman doesn’t know the man and they’re not sure how he was able to enter her apartment.

The woman was taken to an area hospital, where she was treated for bruising to her face, neck and back.

Police described the suspect as having brown eyes, a thin build and a Spanish accent.

Police say no arrests have been made and their investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).