Cops search for man wanted in Prospect Park rape • Brooklyn Paper

Cops search for man wanted in Prospect Park rape

Wanted: Police are searching for this man in connection with three separate crimes in Prospect Park.

Cops are hunting a fiend suspected in connection with not one, not two, but three heinous crimes in Prospect Park, including a brutal rape earlier this month.

A 24-year-old woman told police she was strolling along the park’s East Drive March 11 at 4:30 p.m. when the lowlife allegedly forced her to perform oral sex.

A few days later on March 13, the scumbag allegedly attacked a 26-year-old woman near the same location at 2:30 p.m., grabbing her by the hair before snatching her phone, according to authorities.

Police believe the crook is the same guy who attacked a woman on East Drive on Feb. 24, grabbing her by the hair before fleeing, cops said.

Investigators described the suspect as a man in his late 20’s, who stands at approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a red pullover sweatshirt with a white stripe and blue jeans, police said.

Tips leading to an arrest can result in a rewards up to $2,500 through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone tips in at (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.

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