NYC Tourist Raped, Police Release Sketch of Suspect

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A 20-year old woman visiting Manhattan from Australia was sexually assaulted early Sunday morning, police report, and authorities are now searching for the culprit.


According to The New York Post, the victim had left nightclub Lavo in a taxi but quickly exited the vehicle after an argument with the driver.

She was then dragged into an alley near East 58th Street between Park and Madison avenues, although the young lady could not recall the exact location when questioned by police.

But she did describe the attacker as middle-aged; approximately 6'2"; 190 pounds. He was also wearing dark clothing and a skull cap.

Police has released the above sketch and encourage anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).