The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Police seek central Brooklyn rapist
Posted: March 25, 2010 - 7:29pm

A man is wanted for two sexual assaults in Brooklyn, which happened near Franklin Avenue and Fulton Street. The sketch at right of the rapist was released by police.

 Tuesday’s armed attack of a 42-year-old, near Franklin Avenue and Fulton Street mirrors the sexual assault that occurred on March 16 when an armed man approached a 56-year-old women. He took both of his victims to isolated areas, raped them and struck them on the head with a firearm before fleeing on foot.This rapist attacked during the early morning hours, as well as in the late afternoon.

 Police described Tuesday’s attacker as 25 to 35; between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-11; 160 to 180 pounds; wearing a green jacket, dark pants, and white sneakers. The cases are under investigation by Brooklyn’s Special Victims Unit.

Police ask that anyone with information about this incident call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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