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.
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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 websiteor texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.