NYPD hunt for man who raped Queens woman

January 03, 2019 - 4:47 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a man who raped a woman in Queens during the early hours of Dec. 30.

According to police, "the individual approached the 40 year-old female victim, in the South Ozone Park section of Queens, and displayed an imitation firearm.  The individual proceeded to forcibly remove the victim to a secluded area where he raped her. EMS transported the victim to an area hospital for evaluation."

The man police are seeking is George Persaud, 24.

He is described as approximately 5'4", about 150 lbs, brown eyes, dark hair with shaved fade on the side, and facial hair on the face and chin. 

He also has a tattoo across his chest that says "Only The Strong Survive", a nautical star on his right hand, and tattoos on his right knuckles.