69-year-old woman tased, raped in Queens park

The suspect is described as being his 30s. He approached the woman and allegedly tased her, pushed her to the ground and raped her. (Credit: DCPI)
The suspect is described as being his 30s. Credit: DCPI

A 69-year-old woman was tased and raped in a Queens park last week, and now a reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

The woman was approached by the suspect in Forest Park about 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 26 when she was allegedly tased by the suspect, pushed to the ground and raped, police said. She was treated and released from Queens General Hospital.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s. He is approximately 5-foot-9 or 5-foot-10, has light brown hair and was wearing a black T-shirt and black sweatpants.

A $22,000 reward is being offered in connection with the case.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.



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