Dec. 4, 2015 Staff Report
A 40-year-old woman was raped in Jackson Heights in the early hours this morning, according to police.
The suspect approached the woman on 83rd Street just before 1 am and forced her into a back yard. The man allegedly pulled out a knife and raped the victim, police said.
The woman was collecting cans, according to reports, and was lured into the back yard by the alleged perpetrator.
The suspect then fled northbound on 83rd Street on a bicycle.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, between 20-30 years old, according to the NYPD.