Cabbie wanted in Williamsburg rape

Police say a cabbie raped a female passenger in Williamsburg.


A cabbie raped a 26-year-old woman last week in Williamsburg, police said last night.

According to the NYPD, a woman hailed a cab Friday, May 6, only to be raped in the backseat at 6 a.m. She said the cabbie assaulted her at knifepoint.


The alleged rape occurred near Rodney Street and South 1st Street.

The suspect, described as male, 40 to 45 years old and wearing a red-and-orange turban, also stole the woman’s phone and $20. That's a police sketch of him at right.

Cops want help finding this man – call 800-577-TIPS with any tips.