Police nab screwdriver-wielding rape suspect - Metro US

Police nab screwdriver-wielding rape suspect


A man who allegedly held a screwdriver to a Manhattan woman’s neck while he raped, then robbed her has been taken into custody, police said Tuesday.

The victim, 26, discovered Yenson Reyes, 35, inside her apartment in Inwood when she returned home Sunday night, police said.

Reyes allegedly told the woman “I will kill you” if she didn’t keep quietand held a screwdriver to her throat, sources told the New York Daily News. He sexually assaulted the victim at least twice and fled with a MacBook, iPad, cellphones and cash after using nylon to bind her hands together, investigators said.

Reyes faces robbery, burglary, criminal sex act and unlawful imprisonment charges, police said. Prior to the assault, he also robbed two cab drivers near his Inwood home, they added.

Reyes is also facing charges for a similar incident near West 212th Street and 10th Avenue in which he is accused of sexually assaulting a woman and 17-year-old girl at knifepoint on Oct. 6, sources said.

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