Sexual Assault

Elderly woman sexually assaulted after offering suspect glass of water
Elderly woman sexually assaulted after offering suspect glass of water
News Billy Rennison 3/01/2012 at 12:07PM

An elderly woman was sexually assaulted in her Fresh Meadows home after inviting the suspect in for a glass of water, according to police. The suspect approached the 67-year-old victim in the afternoon of Monday, February 27 as she was entering her apartment and asked for a glass of water, police said. Once inside, the [...]

Man who ‘killed’ wife took control of life-insurance payout for kids
Man who ‘killed’ wife took control of life-insurance payout for kids
News Jay Lane 12/29/2011 at 9:11AM

Man who ‘killed’ wife took control of life-insurance payout for kids The man being sued for allegedly murdering his Upper West Side wife surreptitiously took control of the $1.6 million life-insurance-policy payout she’d left behind for their two kids, The Post has learned. Rod Covlin, 39, filed papers in Westchester County Surrogate’s Court in April seeking [...]

Man posed as a cop during sexual assault
Man posed as a cop during sexual assault
News Melissa Chan 12/28/2011 at 3:43PM

The New York Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individuals wanted in connection with a sexual assault and robbery. On Sunday, November 20 at approximately 10:30 p.m., one female victim was posting flyers when she was approached on the street by a burgundy-colored van or SUV with four [...]

Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer
Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 8:59AM

Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer Police were searching late Tuesday for a man who allegedly pretended to be a police officer and sexually assaulted a teenage boy he met in a subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn last week. Investigators say the man approached a 15-year-old boy at the 53rd Street [...]

[Watch] Queens rape suspect caught on camera
[Watch] Queens rape suspect caught on camera
News Billy Rennison 12/09/2011 at 11:47AM

A serial southeast Queens rapist was caught on camera as he attempted his third sexual assault in two months. The video, released today by police, shows the suspect approaching the victim from behind and grabbing her around the neck.  The suspect placed a sharp object to the victim’s back before dragging her behind a house where he [...]

Police on the lookout for South Richmond Hill rape suspect
Police on the lookout for South Richmond Hill rape suspect
News Billy Rennison 12/08/2011 at 4:56PM

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a South Richmond Hill rape suspect. On Thursday, November 24 at approximately 5:15 a.m. the suspect sexually assaulted a victim in the vicinity of 117th Street and Liberty Avenue, according to police. The suspect is described as a 23-year-old Hispanic male, standing 5-feet-8-inches tall weighing 165-pounds. Anyone [...]

Police arrest sexual assault suspect
News Toni Cimino 10/24/2011 at 11:48AM

Police arrested a suspect wanted for several recent sexual attacks after he was fingered in multiple lineups, according to published reports. Cops took a 15 year old into custody on Sunday, October 23 and arrested him hours later after he was picked out of multiple lineups, according to the New York Post. A source also [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/24/2011: 2-month old baby abandoned on Queens street
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/24/2011: 2-month old baby abandoned on Queens street
News Jay Lane 10/24/2011 at 11:00AM

2-month old baby abandoned on Queens street Police say a 21-year-old mother is facing charges after authorities found her 2-month-old baby in a stroller on a Queens street. Authorities got a call about an infant crying shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday. They responded to 111th Avenue and found the boy, wrapped in a coat and [...]

Queens gripped by fear of gropers
News Michael Pantelidis 10/19/2011 at 4:06PM

Women across Queens have been gripped by a fear of gropers. For the past month, female residents of Sunnyside and Woodside have been looking over their shoulders for a predator on pedals. The neighboring communities are the most recent areas to experience repeated sexual attacks on women by men on bicycles. Beginning September 15, five [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
News Jay Lane 10/19/2011 at 9:48AM

Queens Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’ Police say a prolific burglary crew in New York City took cues from the bank heist drama “The Town.” Police say the burglars splashed bleach on ATMs and cash drawers to try to destroy DNA evidence. An NYPD spokesperson said Tuesday that the suspects told detectives they’d watched [...]