Police Search For Suspect After Rape in East River Park

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Police are searching for a man who raped a woman, a jogger, in East River Park Wednesday evening.

It happened at around 7:30 p.m. in the area between the bandshell and Jackson Street. The suspect approached the 26-year-old woman and tried to engage her in conversation before going on the attack. After sexually assaulting the victim, he rode off on a bicycle. The woman was bruised and scraped and taken to Beth Israel Hospital.

The suspect weighs about 220 pounds and has dreadlocks. If you have information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.