Police offer $10K reward for arrest of rape suspect in East Harlem

Kimberly Dole
May 22, 2020 - 7:50 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Officials said Friday they're offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest, indictment and/or conviction of a man in connection to the rape of a woman in East Harlem.

The 64-year old Harlem woman was in a medically-induced coma Thursday after the suspect wearing a surgical mask around his neck put victim in a chokehold, knocked her down, and exposed himself to her before fleeing on a Citi Bike, the NYPD said. 

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According to police, the $10,000 reward is divided into two sections.

The first section, payable by Crime Stoppers upon the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for the incident is $2,500.

The second section, payable by NYPD upon the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the incident is $7,500.

East Harlem Rape

Police urge anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).