Phony Super Rapes Tenant
By Dan Gesslein
BRONX, NEW YORK, APRIL 3- Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to catch a rapist who posed as a building’s super to gain access to his victim.
At around 1:15 a.m. on March 24, a 25-year-old woman heard a knock on her door at her Bedford Park building. Speaking in Spanish, the suspect claimed to be the building’s superintendent and there was a gas leak in the apartment. As the woman opened the door, the suspect pushed his way inside with a handgun. He pistol whipped the woman and raped her.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male who is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds.
Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are confidential.