You are reading

Police Searching For Rapist Who Attacked Woman In Corona

1718-16 QSV 110 pct 5-31-16 photo1

June 16, 2016 Staff Report

Police are searching for a suspect who brutally attempted to rape a woman in Corona.

The man allegedly grabbed the 33-year-old woman by her throat and demanded that she take him to her apartment, according to the NYPD. He grabbed her at 3:45 a.m. on May 31, in the vicinity of 42nd Avenue and Warren Street.

The woman attempted to fight her attacker off and he punched her in the mouth and stomach several times. He then threw the victim down to the ground and inserted his fingers into her vagina, police said.

The victim began to yell out for help and the suspect fled eastbound on 42nd Avenue.

Police have released a surveillance video and photos of the suspect, who is described as a Hispanic male between 5’5” and 5’7” tall. He was last seen wearing a checkered shirt and dark colored pants.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

1718-16 QSV 110 pct 5-31-16 photo2
email the author: [email protected]
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Cop injured by glass bottle thrown from 7 train station on Roosevelt Avenue: NYPD

An on-duty NYPD police officer was injured while standing on a foot post when he was struck by a glass bottle that was thrown from the 103rd Street-Corona Plaza, 7 train station above Roosevelt Avenue early Monday morning.

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the officer was in uniform standing in front of 103-28 Roosevelt Ave. just before 2 a.m., when a man threw the bottle from the Flushing-bound platform. It struck the officer’s head, causing a laceration and a concussion.

Op-ed: An urgent call for revising NY’s criminal justice reforms to protect public safety

Apr. 11, 2024 By Council Member Robert Holden

In 2019, the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo embarked on a controversial overhaul of New York’s criminal justice system by enacting several laws, including cashless bail and sweeping changes to discovery laws. Simultaneously, the New York City Council passed laws that compounded these challenges, notably the elimination of punitive segregation in city jails and qualified immunity for police officers. These actions have collectively undermined public safety and constrained law enforcement effectiveness.

City employee charged in fatal collision that killed a Middle Village woman in Elmhurst last month: NYPD

A truck driver for the city’s Department of Environmental Protection was arrested and charged in a fatal collision in Elmhurst last month.

Roderick Mitchell, 38, of Valley Stream, Long Island, turned himself in at the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst, where he was charged with failure to yield and failure to exercise due care for striking 43-year-old Natalia Garcia-Valencia of Middle Village on the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 12.