Suspect arrested in Brooklyn subway station attempted rape

A man attempted to rape a 21-year-old woman after he offered to help her carry her bags as she was leaving a Brooklyn subway station. (NYPD)
A man attempted to rape a 21-year-old woman after he offered to help her carry her bags as she was leaving a Brooklyn subway station. Credit: NYPD

Police have arrested a man wanted for attacking a 21-year-old woman inside a subway station in Brooklyn and attempting to rape her.

Demetrius Morales, 23, has been charged with attempted rape, forcible touching and sexual abuse.

The woman exited a train at the Bedford Avenue and Nostrand Avenue stop in Bedford-Stuyvesant about 9:30 p.m. on March 14. The suspect approached the woman and offered to help her with her bags. She accepted the help and as they ascended the stairwell, Morales allegedly attempted to rape her.

The victim screamed for help and the suspect fled.



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