An 18-year-old man has been identified as the suspect in the rape, robbery and kidnapping of an 82-year-old-woman, NYPD says.
Asa Robert is wanted for allegedly sneaking into the 82-year-old’s home in Coney Island Monday morning while she was outside sweeping the street. Robert hid inside the victim’s bedroom and when she walked in he assaulted her, and demanded money at knifepoint, police say.
When the woman told him she had no money, Robert held her hostage in her home for over two hours before raping her.
The victim was later taken to Kings County Hospital for evaluation.
Before leaving, the suspect is thought to have stolen an umbrella and a bag of clothing.
Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of this suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).