Police say the attacker was seen crouching down and waiting for the 38-year-old woman on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. near Beech Terrace and Beekman Avenue.
Once she was outside, the man took out a knife and demanded she follows him.
The woman was led inside St. Mary’s Park where he raped her and took her debit card.
He then fled westbound on East 141 Street.
A short time later, he made a $3 charge on the debit card at a nearby deli.
The victim received treatment at an area hospital and is in stable condition.
Police say the attacker was wearing a very distinctive hoodie. It is described as “a Burgundy sweater with the words “Primitive.”
Help the Bronx Special Victims Squad identify this man wanted for sexually assaulting a woman on Tuesday, May 31,2022 at 8:30am in the vicinity of St. Mary’s Street and Beekman Avenue. He’s wearing a Burgundy sweater with the words “Primitive” on it. Call us at 646-610-7272 pic.twitter.com/ezoTyjAQzR
— NYPD Special Victims (@NYPDSVU) June 1, 2022
It is part of a collaboration between Primitive Skateboarding (a skateboard line) and Naruto Shippuden (an anime series).
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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