WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (WPIX)—Cops are searching for a man who raped a woman inside an apartment building elevator in Manhattan.
Police say on Monday, October 18 a man followed the 42-year-old victim inside her apartment building near West 179th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Washington Heights at about 3 a.m.
The man continued to follow her inside the elevator, where he raped her.
The victim was treated and released from an area hospital.
Cops are looking for a Hispanic man in his 20s, who was last seen wearing a baseball cap, blue jeans, black jacket with a checkerboard pattern lining.
Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tipsters can also submit information at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577. All calls will remain confidential.