east village rape A woman was raped in her East Village apartment Monday morning, police said.
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A woman was raped in her East Village apartment Monday morning, police said.

The 22-year-old woman was attacked by an unknown man, believed to be in his 30s, in her East 7th Street apartment around 4:15 a.m. She was taken to Beth israel Hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating whether a stranger followed the woman into her building and raped her.

 

The Special Victims Unit is looking for video surveillance that might have captured the attacker and interviewing neighbors.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit tips online.

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