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Man masquerading as good Samaritan assaulted woman: Cops

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Cops are seeking a man who tried to rape a 21-year-old Gramercy Park woman after gaining entry to her home by telling her he was there to return her lost wallet.

The woman, who lives near Lexington Avenue and 26th Street, heard a knock on her door shortly before 2 a.m. Mondaymorning and was told by the man that he had her wallet, which he said she had left at a fast-food restaurant, according...

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Cops seek public's help in apprehending Ozone Park attacker

Ozone Park rape suspect

(Credit: NYPD)

Cops are seeking help in locating a man who gained entry to the apartment of an Ozone Park woman, held a pocket knife to her neck and forced her to disrobe and cut her left wrist and right ring finger as the two grappled for the weapon about 10 a.m. Friday.

The woman wrestled the knife away from her attacker, only to have him brandish another pocket knife, which the would-be rapist used to...

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NYPD: Suspect in Central Park rape on video with victim

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(Credit: A still from a surveillance video showing the suspect and victim. (NYPD))

The NYPD continued their search Monday night for a man wanted in connection with an early morning rape of a woman in Central Park.

The rape occurred at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.

A surveillance video (below) captured the suspect walking with the victim before the attack — and captured an image of the suspect after the attack.

Police are asking anyone who might recognize...

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