Woman raped in Queens cemetery

Cops are looking for this man for raping a 41-year-old woman at knifepoint in Queens. (NYPD)

Police are searching for a man who forced a woman into a Queens cemetery at knifepoint and raped her early Monday morning.

The suspect approached the victim, 41, near Corona Avenue at approximately 4:45 a.m., police said. He displayed a knife and threatened to stab her. He then forced the woman into a nearby cemetery and raped her.

The victim was treated at an area hospital and then released. The suspect is being described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s, 150-175 lbs., with black spiked hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.



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